Academic Article

“Although her civil disobedience and conscious heroism set her apart from the farm women of “Trifles,” her ultimate choice of powerful silence links her to the earlier characters” (Holstein 284).

I totally remember doing this activity in class, but I didn’t realize there was a blog attached to it. So, here is the very late blog post. Originally (and on time at the time), I found an Academic Article about Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles” by Suzy Clarkson Holstein called “Silent Justice in a Different Key: Glaspell’s ‘Trifles.'” In summary, it is about the fundamental differences between the way the men and women approach situations in the play, and how the ladies use the negative gender-role of being silent to their advantage, making their silence a strength. It also analyzes the use of strong women using silence as power in other plays by Glaspell. And there you go.

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