In Trifles, what was Mrs. Wright's change before and after marriage?

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Before marriage, Mrs. Hale says that Mrs. Wright—when she was still Minnie Foster—"used to wear pretty clothes and be lively." She was "one of the town girls singing in the choir," but this was many years ago. In recent times, Mrs. Wright's home hasn't been a cheerful place, although Mrs. Hale blames that on Mr. Wright, who was "close," rather than on Mrs. Wright.

After her marriage, Mrs. Wright kept to herself and "didn't even belong to the Ladies' Aid," which, it is inferred, was very out of the ordinary. The women speculate that perhaps she didn't go out much or talk to other women because she felt bad about not having much money, but Mrs. Hale also makes it clear that Mrs. Wright's husband didn't make her life pleasant. The men talk about how she wasn't much of a housewife, but the women notice that she had jarred her fruit and was piecing a quilt. Mrs. Hale, who knew her, talks about how Mrs. Wright was "kind of like a bird herself—real sweet and pretty, but kind of timid...

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