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A jury of her peers

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Published by Creative Education in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder -- Fiction.,
  • Mystery and detective stories.

  • About the Edition

    Two women uncover the truth in a rural murder investigation.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Glaspell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G48113 Ju 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1701725M
    ISBN 100886824966
    LC Control Number92002586


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A Jury of Her Peers. by Susan Glaspell. When Martha Hale opened the storm-door and got a cut of the north wind, she ran back for her. big woolen scarf. As she hurriedly wound that round her head her eye made a scandalized sweep.

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A jury of her peers, other women, can only exist in the domestic sphere where Mrs. Peters and Martha Hale conceal the evidence of her crime.

In the official legal system, men, not women, will judge Minnie Wright’s crime and assign her punishment, without ever understanding or even caring about her situation.

A Jury Of Her Peers is a short story by American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, actress, director, novelist, biographer and poet, Susan Glaspell. It was adapted. Trifles and A Jury of Her Peers: A Comparison Susan Glaspell worte two different forms of literature that has basically the same plot, setting and characters.

The main difference, of. 'Trifles', her first play, was performed and published in ; the following year, Glaspell wrote 'A Jury of Her Peers as a short story version of the same story in order to reach a wider audience. Both texts are early feminist masterpieces, and with this edition readers can read both versions of this classic story which challenges male prejudice.

Louisiana all American women were eligible for jury service, but feminist scholars still found Glaspell’s story compelling. As late as“A Jury of her Peers” ranked in the top ten of the most widely assigned books in law school courses in law and literature.A JURY OF HER PEERS – Summary The story opens with Mrs.

Hale leaving her hob undone in her kitchen, to accompany her husband Lewis Hale, Sheriff Peters and his wife, and lawyer Henderson to the crime scene. The crime scene is the residence of the Wright family. The family consisted of Mr. Wright and his wife Minnie Wright.

Mr.