Differences Of Zora Neale Hurston And Trifles

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Marriage is about love and the deep, unbreakable bond one shares with their partner. It symbolizes faith, loyalty, and strength in the relationship. A good marriage teaches how to cope with feelings and prioritize ones morals and values. However, it is not always easy. Although marriage is a beautiful experience it can also have some negative aspects. There are times when things get rough and the strong relationship begins to dwindle. The husbands in Susan Glaspell’s Trifles and Zora Neale Hurston’s “Sweat” mistreat their wives, which in turn results in their own death. There are many similarities and differences between these two works, many of which happen because of the effect the husbands had on their wives and the ways the wives responded and acted towards their husbands. In many southern households, the woman is considered the house keeper. She has several duties such as cooking, cleaning and tending to the children. Theses duties are normally required by the husband whom is normally the one working to pay bills and have food in the house. In Trifles Mrs. Wright, the wife of the John Wright does not perform her …show more content…
The similarities and differences between these two works are because of the effect the husbands have on their wives and the ways the wives responded and acted towards their husbands. It is clear why both wives seemed to behave the way they did upon the various choices their husbands made. In Susan Glaspell’s Trifles the husband seemed to have a problem with the canary and therefore killed the bird. In turn Mrs. Wright killed him the same way her only scape goat was killed. In Zora Neale Hurston’s “Sweat” Delia’s husband died because of karma and the way he treated her—with disrespect and disregard for a loyal companion. But remember where there is love, there is

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