A Jury Of Her Peers By Susan Glaspell Essay

909 Words Jun 12th, 2015 4 Pages
Character Development within “A Jury of Her Peers” by Susan Glaspell and “Two Kinds by Amy Tan consist of two different ways an author can develop their character(s). The personality of the main character in “A Jury of Her Peers” is exposed by two female characters that make comments about her belongings and stating how she was as a younger woman. The main character from “Two Kinds” exposes her personality through her actions and thoughts that she shares with us from childhood till adulthood. Within “ A Jury of Her Peers” we learn about our main character indirectly through the eyes of two females ( Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters) , however, within “Two Kinds” we learn about our main character directly because she is narrating her story, allowing the readers to see through her point of view. Even though the stories have two different forms of character development, they both are great examples of how character development can vary. The way we learn about Minnie, main character from “A Jury of Her Peers”, is through the two women by names of Mrs. .Hale and Mrs. Peters that examine her possessions such as her rocking chair and by telling of how Minnie was when she was a young woman. Susan Glaspell allows us to read the thoughts of Mrs. Hale as they perform a walkthrough of her house. One example of this would be when Mrs. Hale thinks to herself “That rocker didn’t look like Minnie.” The author then uses this to her advantage and describes the rocker as “dingy red, with…

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