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Symbolism in Susan Glaspell's 'Trifles'

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In Susan Glaspell's 'Trifles', what is the importance of the bird to the overall action and tone of the play? How do you explain the last actions of Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters regarding the bird? In addition to exploring the symbolism of the bird, choose two more symbols from the play (such as the rope, the birdcage, the broken jar of preserves, the messy, disorganized kitchen, or the piece of quilting) and discuss your interpretation of its symbolic significance.

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What is the importance of the bird to the overall action and tone of the play? How do you explain the last actions of Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters regarding the bird? In addition to exploring the symbolism of the bird, choose two more symbols from the play (such as the rope, the birdcage, the broken jar of preserves, the messy, disorganized kitchen, or the piece of quilting) and discuss your interpretation of its symbolic significance. Please excerpt from the play to support your ideas using APA format.

The bird in the play represents Mrs. Wright's spirit. She lived in a household that was ...

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