Trifles and A Jury of Her Peers Differences

Document Type:Essay

Subject Area:English

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” Despite the fact that both the play and the story tell a similar narrative, they demonstrate the context of the story from different emphasis. Both the play and the story come to an end with Minnie Wright remaining a mystery that is brought to the reader's attention based on minor details. Thus, this study will explore the play “Trifles” and the story “A Jury of Her Peers” in an attempt to focus majorly on the differences between the play and the story. The paper will also cover a small section about some similarities of the two pieces of writing. The first difference between the two narratives is the title that the author uses to identify with each of them. The women stood close together by the door.

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Young Henderson, the county attorney, turned around and said, "Come up to the fire, ladies" (Glaspell, 2016) Therefore, it gives readers a chance to imagine and identify deeply with the story as it gives a deep insight into the minds of the main characters and events. This is different in the context of the act "Trifles" whereby by an audience cannot have a clear insight into the behaviors of the characters only by observing characters interactions on stage. This demonstrates the change in perspective in connection to objects in the play. This is through a deeper interpretation to the audience the reason for of Mrs. This is based in the fact that plays seem to be collective in connection to reception and production and this applies to the case of “Trifles.

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” whilst short stories remain individual both in terms of reception and production as it relates to “A Jury of Her Peers. ” In the play, "Trifles" viewers are conditioned to surmise based on their observation as the characters portray actions. This involves keen observation of the words as well as expression in an attempt to capture the emotions and experience of the play. Also, it is evident that the play helps readers come to an understanding that Mrs. This discloses the idea that the women knew about the murder and the reason why, but this cannot be emphasized strongly in the play. Mrs. quotes "If it weren't-why do you and I understand? Why do we know what we know this minute?" (Glaspell, 2016).

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