– An essay on Susan Glaspell’s play, Trifles.
– Address the following prompt:
Explain the significance of the play’s title.
Your interpretation of the title’s significance will form the thesis of your essay (In doing so, you will need to assert a position on how the play’s “trifles” figure within the scope of the investigation.)
You might also consider what the trifles are and how they figure symbolically, the way Minnie Foster/Wright is characterized in the story, the way John Wright it characterized, the attitudes and reactions ofthe other female characters (Mrs. Peters & Mrs. Hale), as well as the attitudes and reactions of the attorney, sheriff, and Mr. Hale. You certainly don’t need to discuss ALL these topics, but they are each ideas that could potentially help you in your work As with
Meet the following requirements:
1- MLA format
2- Quotes must be integrated correctly. ( Quotes from the play )
3- Essay must contain an introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion: each body paragraph 4- must have a clear main idea
5- The thesis statement must be an arguable claim
6- The body of the essay must avoid plot summary- evidence from the text must be utilized to support and develop main ideas of paragraphs
7- 600 words minimum.