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Overview

Author

Susan Glaspell

First Performed

1916

Type

Short Story

Genre

Drama

About the Title

A trifle is "something of little value or importance." The title refers to the seemingly unimportant trifles that make up women's domestic labor. The title is ironic because these trifles prove important to the plot, revealing a motive for murder.

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