Rising action of this play when the men were searching for clues around the housesstarted with bedroom upstairs and the barn outside. However, Henry casually missed theplace where Minnie sat, saying there is “nothing except kitchen things”. Unfortunately, inthose very kitchen things hold a lot of missing puzzles of the investigation. The women, MrsPeters and Mrs. Hale accomplished the detective works, they saw the changes in Minnie’spersonality, appearances before and after she married Mr. Wrights. This were portrayed inMrs. Hale’s line, “‘She used to wear pretty clothes and be lively, when she was MinnieFoster..” she recalls.
The climax of the play are when their husbands search for evidence outside thehouse, Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Hale discover the final, essential clues to the mystery in thekitchen. While looking for some paper and string to wrap Minnie’s things, Mrs. Petersdiscovers an empty birdcage with a broken door in a cupboard. Meanwhile, Mrs. Hale opensMinnie’s sewing box and discovers a small canary with a broken neck. They decided tocover up the motive to the crime that Minnie has done from the men.As the men take a look for the last look around, the women hide the sewing box,disclose what they know, feeling sympathy of what has happened to Minnie Wright, who wasimprisoned in this bleak farmhouse, cut off from the world. The trifles are safely hidden,neither of the women will say what is on their minds out loud, but both show understandingand sympathy for the plight of Mrs. Wright.In Trifles, the characters were divided by gender group, which is the men, and thewomen. The men group, which is Lewis Hale, Henry Peters and George Henderson, theyare always only see women things are insignificant, how they handle the investigation, theyare only see the small picture, barely found a concrete evidence or clues upon Mr. Wrightsdeath. They tend to mock the women and being foolish. This portrayed in Henderson’s