'Trifles' and Gender Based Behavior Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

'Trifles' and Gender Based Behavior
This paper looks at the play 'Trifles' by Susan Glaspell and discusses social constructed expectations of behavior based on gender.
# 123575 | 1,000 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Law (Criminal) , Sociology (General) , Drama and Theater (General) , Gender and Sexuality (General)

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In this article, the writer discusses Susan Glaspell's play "Trifles," incorporating a critique of the play. The writer demonstrates that the relationships between the men and the women in the drama are meant by Glaspell to encourage audience members to question social constructed expectations of behavior based on gender.

From the Paper:

"Susan Glaspell's drama 'Trifles' pits men against women as a local sheriff and county attorney attempt to solve a homicide. In Suzy Clarkson Holstein's critique of the play 'Silent Justice in a Different Key' Glaspell's 'Trifles' the author maintains that gender is not the only distinction between the men and women in the play. She argues the women have a completely different way of relating to the crime scene and victim than the men that not only leads them to the discovery of evidence but also influences ..."

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