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Surname 1Student’s name Professor’s nameCourseDateJudgment and mitigationIn “Mother Sauvage" by Guy De Maupassant, widowed woman revenge against the deathof her son by killing four soldiers who lived with her. Her son was killed in the Franco-Prussian war. Mother Sauvage now had nothing to live for because her husband had died. While living with the soldiers, they were like sons to her. Her behavior and how she perceived the soldiers only changes when she heard her son had died in the hands of Prussians. She was filled with anger and plotted to kill them. Mother Sauvage did not show signs of grief while the soldiers were around to avoid them knowing her plan. She did everything the same as before except for gathering the straw, and when the soldier began to notice a change in her behavior, she explains she wanted them to feel warm. After the soldiers climbed the loft, she set the straw on fire, burning them alive while she watches. In “Trifles,” Susan Glaspell narrates an investigation of the death of John Wright. Mrs. Wright is the main suspect of the investigation. Reading through the story, we are made aware that Mrs. Wright had killed her husband for a pet. Mrs. Wright was unhappy in her marriage and

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