Susan Glaspell, TriflesSusan Glaspell, Trifles. What happens in the playWhat section of the play constitutes its rising actionWhat section of the play constitutes its falling actionHow do...

Susan Glaspell, Trifles

Susan Glaspell, Trifles.
What happens in the play
What section of the play constitutes its rising action
What section of the play constitutes its falling action
How do characters’ actions advance the play’s plot

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litteacher8 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

The story takes place in a farmhouse after a horrific murder.  John Wright has been strangled, and his wife is a suspect.  Henry Peters is the sheriff investigating.  Most of the play is about discovering what happened.