Trifles

Trifles

1. Title Implications: Explain what the word “trifles” means. Do you think it is a fitting title?

2. Symbolic Setting.

Where is the murder site/ farmhouse located?

B. Inside the house:

List two things that let the audience “feel” how literally cold it is:

3. List three significant details that are evidence of a poorly kept kitchen:

4. Thumbnail Sketch: Make a comment about each of the characters (one sentence)
A. Attorney Henderson_________________________________________________
B. Sheriff Peters ______________________________________________________
C. Mr. Hale __________________________________________________________
D. Mrs. Peters ________________________________________________________
E. Mrs. Hale _________________________________________________________

5. List two “put down” comments the men make against women:

6. Why does Mrs. Hale get upset with the men talking about Mrs.Wright?

7. Why do you think the women hide the dead bird?