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Broc BaileyProfessor Fatima Lim-WilsonEnglish 1021 February 2019The Lost CanaryHow would you feel if you were forced to the gender roles on the early 1900’s? Minnie Wright was a seemingly beautiful woman who sang with her pretty voice in the church choir every Sunday. Well, up until she tied the knot became a homestead farmers wife.Mrs. Wright was the canary in the fact that she was something of beauty and ever so fragile, to each end up receiving the same metaphorical fate.Mrs. Wright gave up a lot of her old life to fulfill this role, but to only come to find that her spouse was simply an appalling companion. Mrs. Hale points out at the beginning of the story that Mrs. Wright was not up to snuff as a housekeeper but to later recognize that it ishard to do good work when you feel just shabby. John Write must have wanted a quiet house, no children to raise and no music to keep lively. Both Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Hale discovered

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