Trifles And A Doll House Essay

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“It 's not the lie that bothers me, it the insult of my intelligence that I find offensive.” Everyone was taught when they were little that lying is bad and the truth will get you further in life. In some aspects lying can get you out of trouble now, but that lie that you will tell will come back to get you in the future. Each play has a character that lies just to prove a point, to prove that they are strong. The Children 's Hour, Trifles and A Doll House all have one common theme; each play has various different lies.
In the play Trifles, by Susan Glaspell shows that women have basically can 't do anything. Mrs. Wright can’t sing, can’t talk and living an isolated life because of her husband Mr. Wright. Mrs. Hale says “I wish you’d seen Minnie Foster when she wore a white dress with blue ribbons and stood up there in the choir and sang”. Proving that before Mrs. Wright was married she was happy with her life. The plot is the lie when Mr. Wright kills his wife canary. Ms. Hale says “No, Wright wouldn’t like the bird—a thing that sang. She used to sing. He killed that, too”. Ms. Hale says this to Ms. Peters after discovering that Mrs. Wrights cannery was strangled. Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters hide the body of the dead bird in a box and claim that they know nothing. With no motive the county attorney has no proof of what he needs to convict Mrs. Wright. Mrs. Peters states “She is going to knot it”, meaning Mrs. Wright was the one who committed the crime. The county attorney…

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