"Trifles" and "Crime and Punishment"
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This paper offers a comparison of Susan Glaspell's short story "Trifles" with Dostoevsky's novel "Crime and Punishment," based on the interplay of conscience, crime and social experience. The paper describes plots of premeditated murder and the investigation surrounding the murders.
From the Paper:"This research examines ways in which social experience informs conscience and behavior with reference to Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment" and Glaspell's play "Trifles" and the short story on which it was based, "A Jury of Her Peers." The research will set forth the cultural context of each narrative and then compare and contrast how conscience-related issues are treated by the texts with a view toward identifying ways in which inter penetrations of conscience and social constructs affect or explain behavior."
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"Trifles" and "Crime and Punishment" (2004, December 01) Retrieved February 28, 2015, from http://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/trifles-and-crime-and-punishment-73789/
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