What were your thoughts or reactions to Trifles?

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Everyone will react differently to a work of literature, so I can only give you my informed opinion. In thinking about "Trifles," you might want to consider it in light of your own social location: your gender, your age, your time period, your ethnicity, your religion, and whether you live in an urban or a rural area. How relatable is it to you from where you stand, and why?

I find the story both logically and emotionally persuasive, and from a literary viewpoint, I appreciate its clear focus. Logically, it makes sense that the women would see details that the men missed. In that time, with a strict division...

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