A Jury Of Her Peers Essay

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The story of “A Jury of Her Peers” by Glaspell which was later made in to a play called “Trifles” had some moral issues and it was also difficult for the women in the story. The story was written in 1907 where women didn’t have a lot of rights, and it was difficult for them. As you read you can see how the tittle was significant in this story, as well as how the men and women were depicted in the story and lastly the moral dilemmas in the story. The significance of the tittle “A Jury of Her Peers” show the reader how two woman in took upon them self to hide evidence so Mrs. Wright wouldn’t be trial for the murder. The reason why the two women decide to do this is because they think that Mrs. Wright had suffered enough by living in the house with Mr. Wright. In addition, the two women decided…show more content…
For one thing, now a day for a trial you must have well and complete evidence to trial someone, as well as a motive. Just like the story the men were looking for evidence and motive to trial Mrs. Wright. Moreover, you hear a lot how the wife was tired of the husband and they snapped and killed them. It can be seen in this story too, how Mrs. Wright was lonely and tired and she couldn’t take it anymore. The men in the story are depicted as know it all. Throughout the whole story the men make fun of women because they don’t know much. They also make themselves as the ones in charge of everything that’s happening. The men were the ones that went to search for the evidence, and the county attorney was "anxious to get the lay of things upstairs." In contrast, the women are depicted as the ones that don’t know much and they are just there to accompany the men, you can see this when Mr. Hale asked if "But would the women know a clue if they did come upon it?" The women are also portrait as the victims in the story, because they are the ones that do a lot of the work in the house but don’t get any credit at

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