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A Jury Of Her Peers Feminist Analysis

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It would hard for the women in the current 21st century to step into the shoes of their predecessors, a time before the women’s movement when women had few rights, their opinions were of miniscule value. In Susan Glaspell’s short story “A Jury of Her Peers” she illustrates to readers a time when men were more controlling of women, viewed themselves as superior, and the abuse and mental decline of Minnie Wright that led her to murder.
Kathleen Wilson explains, “Much of the tension in “A Jury of Her Peers” results from what the women understand and what the men are blind to”. Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Hale were able to determine Minnie’s state of mind from the kitchens’ condition, as the kitchen was wife’s domain. The men mock the messy kitchen and
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