trifles essay.docx - Lashley 1 Ivan Lashley Dr Ceccato English Comp II 3 August 2016 All The Small Things Winter has long been associated with any

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Lashley 1 Ivan Lashley Dr. Ceccato English Comp. II 3 August 2016 All The Small Things Winter has long been associated with any number of negative words, including, but not limited to, cold , dark , depressing , and deadly. However, it is very rare that any winter starts off as deadly as it is capable of becoming; more often, winter is initially approached with a sense of wonder, the refreshing crispness of autumn lingering while the last vestiges of summer’s warmth and spring’s color are chased out. Winter, as so many other things, operates in stages, stages which are present, too, in the process of getting to know John Wright. Often, the onset of winter is heralded by the first frost. John Wright, even to people he is not closely associated with, cannot be said to be a warm man. Any time spent in such company is bound to be a chilly experience, because comfort seems an impossibility when visiting with a man “like a raw wind that gets to the bone” (771). Mrs. Hale makes this observation, and while she is certainly the more familiar of the two women with John Wright, it’s clear that she has done

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