Instructions

What are the trifles in Glaspell’s Trifles? How do they affect our understanding of what happened? Should the women have told the men about the evidence they found? Would the men have understood why Minnie Wright did what we think she did? Create a “thesis statement” that you could use to support your perspective. Use evidence from the play to support claims and key points.

Glaspell, Susan. “Trifles.” The Norton Introduction to Literature. Mays, Kelly J. 11th ed. New York: Norton, 2014. 744-759 Print.

What are the trifles in Glaspell’s Trifles? How do they affect our understanding of what happened?