Essays Tagged: "Susan Glaspell"

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 movemen ...

(4 pages) 229 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Describes symbolism in "A Jury of Her Peers"

ell of its silence." (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow). Longfellow's quote is a wonderful interpretation Susan Glaspell's short story, "A Jury of Her Peers". The story was written long before the modern wo ...

(4 pages) 157 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

uch 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 feminism by her use of the title, ...

(2 pages) 115 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Oh,Sweet Irony" / A comparison/contrast paper about the ironies in Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" and Susan Glaspell's "Trifles"

pulation conundrum can by solved by indulging in the flesh of the nation's underprivileged infants. Susan Glaspell's Trifles (1916) depicts an early twentieth century murder-mystery and the role that ... s own demoralized scheme.While "A Modest Proposal's" irony consists primarily of filet-cut sarcasm, Susan Glaspell's Trifles uses irony in a different light. An alternate definition states that irony ...

(5 pages) 114 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a short essay entitled Tifles. It is a brief look into the irony in the title of the short story by Susan Glaspell entitled Trifles.

Susan Glaspell was a strong advocate of women's rights and wrote adamantly against the oppression of ...

(1 pages) 123 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Symbolism of Trifles

es may seem to be an ordinary murder mystery. However when digging deeper into the play we see that Susan Glaspell puts many various symbols into the story which gives the reader a more open sense of ... e story and who the victim may be. The choice is up to you.BibliographyMadden, David. And Glaspell, Susan. "A Pocketful of Plays." "Trifles." Ed. Harcourt Brace College Publishers. 1996.

(4 pages) 206 1 3.5 Mar/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

ll appear in order in my paper, are "The Story of An Hour" by Kate Chopin, "A Jury Of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspell, and "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker.In the "Story of an Hour" by Chopin we have know ... was now happy with her freedom from him now that he was dead.The author of "A Jury Of Her Peers" is Susan Glaspell and in this story she portrays an old lady as being not loved and shut up in a house ...

(5 pages) 64 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Value of the Unimportant

is exactly how women are viewed in the early twentieth century, which is when the play took place. Susan Glaspell, the author of 'Trifles' uses the character John Wright, a farmer, to express the vie ... le things or "trifles" you will miss out on the big picture of things.Abdelhak 4Work CitedGlaspell, Susan. "Trifles". The Bedford Introduction to Literature Reading ThinkingWriting. Ed. Michael Meyer. ...

(3 pages) 80 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

To Kill A Canarie: "Trifles" by Susan Glaspell

s" 580). A lot of times in life the solutions to or causes of problems can be rooted to trifles. In Susan Glaspell's "Trifles", a play based on an actual trial that took place in the early 1900's, whe ... ith many published works, and author of "Women's work-Trifles? The skill and insights of playwright Susan Glaspell" describes this bond between the women at the beginning of the play: "from their entr ...

(8 pages) 126 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Trifles", Written by Susan Glaspell

The story, "Trifles", written by Susan Glaspell, is about a murder committed in a Midwestern farmhouse. The story focus's on two main ...

(4 pages) 107 0 5.0 Mar/2006

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 the play in 1916, and a year later she rewrote ... n a place where men will never think to look.Works Cited:Annenberg/CPB Exhibits, About the Author - Susan Glaspell,

(6 pages) 122 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Trifles" by Susan Glaspell: Drama critical essay

Drama Critical EssayThe story, "Trifles", written by Susan Glaspell, revolves around a murder committed in a midwestern farmhouse. The story focuses on a ...

(3 pages) 157 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Trifles By Glaspell

Trifles, a play written by Susan Glaspell, presents an injustice occurring based on the women's attempt to protect their own. T ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women's Trifles Solve Mystery

Women's Trifles Solve Mystery Susan Glaspell's play Trifles (1163-74) is a one act play about the murder investigation of an unsee ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Symbolism in Susan Glaspell's "Trifles"

In Susan Glaspell's play "Trifles," a tragic story concerning the investigation of a husband's mysterio ... make anything but when they are put together they form something larger.In conclusion, "Trifles" by Susan Glaspell constructs several symbolic references that further depict the play, Mrs. Wright, and ... and that they are found in the apparent similarities present in the storyline.Works CitedGlaspell, Susan. "Trifles." Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing. Ed. Edgar V. Roberts and Henry ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Trifles by susan glaspell

Trifles was written in the early 1900's by Susan Glaspell. This occurred far before the women's movement. Women were generally looked upon as p ...

(2 pages) 96 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

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 Pe ... are busy overlooking this evidence and criticizing the women for paying attention to petty details.Susan Glaspell was a pioneer in the movement toward giving women further equality with men. She expr ... given an unimportant place in their society. They remain nameless and faceless to those around them.Susan Glaspell uses the quilting as another symbolism of women uniting to fight against men?s suppre ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Limitations of Women         In the play Trifles, written by Susan

Limitations of Women In the play Trifles, written by Susan Glaspell, the roles of women and men are displayed accurately to the time period in which the ... at took place in the play Glaspell proves ?it still takes three women to equal one man? (Russell 2).Susan Glaspell was very successful in displaying the subservient roles that women held at the time w ... alay-Gut, Karen. ?Jury of Her Peers: The Importance of Trifles.? Studies in Short Fiction.Glaspell, Susan. ?Trifles.? Literature Reading, Reacting, Writing Compact 4th Edition. Massachusetts: Kirsner ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Less May Be More         In Susan Glaspell’s play , Trifles,

Less May Be More In Susan Glaspell?s play , Trifles, the title takes a significant role as the story progresses.The titl ...

(5 pages) 2846 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Susan Glaspell's "Trifles"

The Innocence of TriflesSusan Glaspell's Trifles is the story of a murder in the early 1900's. During this time,women stayed ... e birdcould no longer be used as evidence to prove that Minnie was in fact the killer of Mr. Wright.Susan Glaspell's "Trifles" shows how men belittled the power of women in the earlytwentieth-century. ... the law into their own hands and giveMrs. Wright a chance for a new life.Works Cited PageGlaspell, Susan. "Trifles" Literature-Collections. 1. Kennedy, X.J. 2. Gioia, Dana. 1225-1236.Holstein, Suzy. ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies