Essays Tagged: "A Jury of Her Peers"

The Use of Symbolism in Susan Glaspell's, "A Jury of Her Peers"

Susan Glaspell's short story, A Jury of Her Peers, was written long before themodern women's movement b ... y, A Jury of Her Peers, was written long before themodern women's movement began, yet her story reveals, through Glaspell's use of symbolism, the role that women are expected to play in society. Glasp ... he role that women are expected to play in society. Glaspell illustrates how this highly stereotypical role can create oppression for women and also bring harm to men as well.Character names are very ...

(4 pages) 229 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Describes symbolism in "A Jury of Her Peers"

A Jury of Her Peers"It is the fate of a woman, long to be patient and silent, to wait like a ghost t ... ghost that is speechless, till some questioning voice dissolves the spell of its silence." (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow). Longfellow's quote is a wonderful interpretation Susan Glaspell's short story, ... quote is a wonderful interpretation Susan Glaspell's short story, "A Jury of Her Peers". The story was written long before the modern women's movement began, and illustrates the role that women are ex ...

(4 pages) 157 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The theme of Susan Glaspell's "A Jury of Her Peers".

FeminismThe theme of a story is expressed in many different ways. Things such as the title, characters, plot, and setting ... many different ways. Things such as the title, characters, plot, and setting are all means in which a theme can be developed. In Susan Glaspell's "A Jury of Her Peers," she examines the theme of femin ... Glaspell's "A Jury of Her Peers," she examines the theme of feminism by her use of the title, the characters and the plot.First, Glaspell uses the title to let the reader know that ultimately Minnie W ...

(2 pages) 115 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Story and Structure" by Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson.

This is a story taken from the book, "Story and Structure" by Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson, tenth edition. ... he book, "Story and Structure" by Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson, tenth edition. This is a Critical Analysis of the story for my English 102 ClassAdam FosterEnglish 102August 8th 2003Essay Number Two( ... y English 102 ClassAdam FosterEnglish 102August 8th 2003Essay Number Two(2)Essay number Two(2)Critical Analysis of "A jury of her peers."This story is about a farmer, John Wright, who is murdered; his ...

(4 pages) 68 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Outline, works cited, and paper ... trouble with men...

Outline: The Trouble with MenThesis: The female protagonists of "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," "A Rose for Emily," "The Jilting of Granny Weather ... Is Hard to Find," "A Rose for Emily," "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall," and "A Jury of Her Peers" are forced to confront their fears.I.There are different situations that cause each protagonist's fe ... heir fears.I.There are different situations that cause each protagonist's fear.A.In "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," the grandmother learns that there is a mass murderer on the loose.1.The grandmother cr ...

(11 pages) 147 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Importance of Freedom and/or Love in a Woman's Life as revealed in Three Short Story's

The Importance of Freedom and/or Love in a Woman's Life as revealed in Three Short Story'sWomen are known now ... Woman's Life as revealed in Three Short Story'sWomen are known now to be and are strongly depicted as independent creatures. Of course they need love and affection in there life but if this love is n ... se they need love and affection in there life but if this love is not right for them they will do what it takes to feel free or be free. I have elected to show how authors in three short story's have ...

(5 pages) 64 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Literary Analysis of "A Jury of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspell

"A Jury of Her Peers" was originally written by Susan Glaspell as a play entitled Trifles. She wrote ... as originally written by Susan Glaspell as a play entitled Trifles. She wrote the play in 1916, and a year later she rewrote it as a short story. Glaspell was inspired to write the story while coverin ... ory. Glaspell was inspired to write the story while covering a murder investigation when she worked as a journalist for the Des Moines Daily News (qtd. in Annenberg). The theme of the story, the way m ...

(6 pages) 122 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jury Of Her Peers

A Jury of Her Peers deals with the circumstances surrounding the death of a farmer, John Wright, who ... nces surrounding the death of a farmer, John Wright, who is found strangled in his bed. His wife is arrested for the murder with the story beginning the following day as the sheriff, the county attorn ... with the story beginning the following day as the sheriff, the county attorney, the sheriff's wife, and a neighbor couple return to the Wrights' house. The women are there to pick out some clothes for ...

(1 pages) 636 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison Between "A Municpal Report" And "A Jury Of Her Peers"

The short stories, "A Municipal Report"� and "A Jury of Her Peers,"� are two good pieces of literature in ... Jury of Her Peers,"� are two good pieces of literature in their own special way. I believe that "A Jury of Her Peers"� is the interpretive piece of literature while "A Municipal Report"& ... 5533; is the interpretive piece of literature while "A Municipal Report"� is the escape literature. The stories both have good dialect, yet the only thing in common is that there are two oppres ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Can’t Keep A Good Woman Down

In 1916, Susan Glaspell wrote the play Trifles and later reproduced it into the short story ?A Jury of Her Peers ... rifles and later reproduced it into the short story ?A Jury of Her Peers.? Both the story and the play tell of a murder investigation where women uncover the evidence needed for solving the crime. In ... estigation where women uncover the evidence needed for solving the crime. In the mean time, the men are busy overlooking this evidence and criticizing the women for paying attention to petty details.S ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Jury of Her Peers

Heather OlsonEnglish Composition 1301Mrs. Child29 September 2014Knot ItIn November of 1900, an uncommo ... s. Child29 September 2014Knot ItIn November of 1900, an uncommonly violent crime was committed in small town Iowa. John Hossack was found dead in his bed, killed by two swings of an ax to the skull. H ... ssack was found dead in his bed, killed by two swings of an ax to the skull. His wife, Margaret Hossack, was the only suspect. Due to lack of evidence and the difficulty of convicting women for murder ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American