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A Jury of Her Peers ENGL 102 6387 Composition and Literature (2205) University of Maryland Global Campus
A Jury of her Peers It is apparent that sexist discrimination is present in Susan Glaspell’s short story “A Jury of her peers”. The women focused in the story are clearly uncomfortable of the men attitude throughout the story. Men do not see that their disparaging attitude forces the women to cover up an awful event such as murder. In the story Glaspell expresses that male dominance is a reality and the existence of oppression of women and their arrogance does not allow them to see the smallest of details; a quality that women have and can see right through the arrogance of men. In Jury of her Peers the male characters are oblivious and emotionless to the women in the story. It is as if they believe that only the men are important and only their thoughts matter. Instead we see comments such as “Oh, well," said Mrs. Hale's husband, with good-natured superiority, "women are used to worrying over trifles." It is very clear that they did not consider

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