Theme Of Symbolism In Trifles

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1.2. Analysis the symbol in trifle According to dictionary, symbol is a word, phrase, image, or the like having a complex of associated meanings and perceived as having inherent value separable from that which is symbolized. There are many symbols in a play Trifles. The first symbol is winter season. It symbolize of cold heart of John Wright. He never think about the situation happen of his wife. He just more concerned about himself. The second symbol is bird. Bird symbolize the character of Minnie Foster. She is one of the town girls singing in the choir. It was happen 30 years ago before Minnie Foster married with John Wright. John Wright prohibit Minnie Foster to sing a song. Because of that, Minnie Foster buys a bird in a man around last year selling canaries cheap. The bird used to sing real pretty. John Wright does not like the bird. He thinks the women should do the housework like doing her work in kitchen not buy a bird to sing a song. She does not like housework…show more content…
It symbolize the evidence. The evidence can prove that Mrs. Wright kill her husband. The reason of that is she does not love and hate her husband. In this story, her friend understand her feeling as a women as they help Mrs. Wright hiding the evidence. Mrs. Peters throws back quilt pieces and tries to put the box in the bag she is wearing but it is too big. So, Mrs. Peters gives it to Mrs. Hale. Mrs. Hale snatches the box and puts it in the pocket of her big coat. The function of fancy box is to put something precious. She puts the birds in to the fancy box. The other symbol is a rocker. The rocker symbolize Mrs. right is inpatient and nervous. It is also the one way for her to stay peaceful although it is scary situation for her after killing her husband. We can know this by looking the movement of Mrs. Wright when Mrs. Hale come to her house. She look queer, no pay attention too much, not talk a bit word, and doing something in the rocker like pleatin her
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