What is the significance of the title "A Jury of her Peers" and how does your perception of the title change as you read the story?

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This is a good question...consider who her "peers" are.  In this time period, women were expected to be at home, keeping quietly busy with the household dynamics and child rearing.  When the men come to the Wright house to investigate Mr. Wright's death,  they are assumed to be her peers.  We also understand that Minnie Wright is facing charges of murdering her husband and that she will face an actual jury...probably also men.  As we...

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