Trifles

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Baker's Plays, 2010 - Drama - 24 pages
20 Reviews
Drama / Characters: 3 male, 2 female

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Unusually powerful and effective, and gives fine roles for two good actresses. The wife of a strangled farmer is arrested on suspicion. While officers and neighbors are searching the old farmhouse for evidence, two women friends discover a slain canary and a broken cage. This evidence can prove the wife guilty, but by keeping her secret, they free her. An American classic by one of the original members of the Provincetown Playhouse where this play was premiered.

The playwright, Susan Glaspell, is a Pulitzer Prize-Winner.

  

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User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

'Trifles' is but a one-act play, which can easily be read in under half an hour. Nevertheless, it's a play that's often cited in relation with feminist issues in twentieth century America. It didn't ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeanette - Goodreads

Great story that takes a little while to get into. I wish the ending had closure, although by the time you get to the end you know who the killer is. Honestly. you'll probably figure it out beforehand ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
23
Section 2
26
Section 3
27
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