Sisterhood In Susan Glaspell's A Jury Of Her Peers

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“A Jury of Her Peers”

The short story “A Jury of Her Peers” by Susan Glaspell is about a murder investigation that has taken place in a lonesome-looking farm house of the Wrights. This story describes many challenges women faced during this time living in rural America. The story is given by two families, who help illustrate the murder suspect Minnie Wright. Insight on how Minnie’s life was used to help describe her and to help build the motive for the murder, and with that they were left to decide if she was guilty of the crime that was committed. Glaspell uses the plot, irony, and symbolism to develop the theme of sisterhood in this story.
Among the elements used in this story, the plot seemed to be a strong literary element used to lay

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