It is these difference that helps the wives in

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sensitive. It is these difference that helps the wives in Trifles find the clues needed to solve the crime, while their husband missed the same evidences. Other than that, the threatening effect of isolation on women, is another theme of the play. Men are better suited with loneliness and isolation. For example, John Wright, is described as a hard-working farmer who tend to kept to himself, and no one other than his wife knew him very well. The women, on the other hand, are deeply affected by isolation. For example, Mrs. Peters recalled when she and her husband were homesteading in Dakota countryside and lost her only child, leaving her alone in the house while her husband was out, farming. Moreover, isolation drove Minnie to murder. Mrs. Hale remembered her as a happy and outgoing young girl in her pretty clothes before she got married. Her life was basically like a prison, they lived in a gloomy farmhouse ‘‘down in a hollow’’ where Minnie couldn’t even see the road. Unfortunately, the couple was childless and Minnie’s only joy of her life, the yellow canary that sing to ease her loneliness was killed by John. In conclusion, Trifles basically telling the readers about how women being oppressed and are insignificant in the eyes of the society back then. The stereotypes of women are weak and incapable, women things are trifles and men were simply ignoring the needs and attention of a women which actually could lead to depression and end up to such tragic accident. We should appreciate the women in our life, as they may look strong and independent inside yet they are long for love and appreciation.
References Glaspell, S., Ayres, R., Hackett, J., Madigan, A., McMurray, S., & L.A. Theatre Works,. (2011). Trifles . Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works. Gale (Firm). (2016). A Study Guide for Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles.” New York, United State of America: Gale, Cengage Learning.

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