Trifles, Sisterhood And Loyalty

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Trifles, Sisterhood and Loyalty “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness”. – The Declaration of Independence. The way the women were portrayed in the play shows that they did not take the risk of standing up for themselves being the timeline it took place within. This essay will look at sisterhood and faithfulness revealing the significance of coming together as women as they uncover evidence that is gender specific; “ here’s a nice mess”, dead canary”, “knot it”. When searching for the cause of Mr. Wright death, they come across a messy kitchen, the men do…show more content…
As they try to find a pair of scissors, they come across a sewing basket, and find a fancy box. In that fancy box they come across a canary wrapped in silk, with its neck wrung. This tells the women that it was an intentional killing of the bird, and they know telling the men would only make the situation worse. The fact that Mr. Wright was not a very cheery person this puts him in the position of wanting to kill the canary. Mrs. Wright used to sing, and having a canary could’ve reminded her of those times, and is why she acquired it. Sisterhood is all about sticking together through thick and thin, and this is when they hide the box from the men so that they wouldn’t want to blame Mrs. Wright for the death of her husband. The women now have more evidence then the men do, because they are not searching for the little signs. They women are transitioning from having power to having more evidence then the…show more content…
The women understand that when having a messy kitchen it is usually the way that the relationship is holding up. While finding the dead canary wrapped in the silk sheet, men would have never thought twice about looking in the quilting box. Women have the tension of thinking outside of the box, unlike the men they tend to look at the larger picture. The scenes previously discussed show that the women have found more than what the men have in their whole search. All the evidence was found in one scene, a place where only women have been seen to belong. Men have to come to realization that the smaller picture is the start to any
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