Please give a definition of "Trifles" and how is it related to the events or characters in the play Trifles by Susan Glaspell.
It is always interesting to consider where the title of plays, short stories or novels comes from. Often, the title is mentioned in the play and examining the context of where it is mentioned can be very revealing when we think about why an author or playwright has given his or her work the title that they have. Key to understanding Trifles is realising that Glaspell is presenting us with two completely different worlds--one of them male, the second female, and exposing the radical differences between them.
In this play we are presented with a murder scene and a group of men who are trying to find clues that might indicate...
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