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Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Housewife” & Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles”

When getting ready to teach Susan Glaspell’s Trifles (1916) last week, I found myself looking through the anthology I am using for some poems to go along with the play. I found a couple by Amy Lowell and Edna St. Vincent Millay that would have possibly worked; however, none of them captured the spirit of Minnie Wright’s confinement and pain quite like Charlotte Perkins … Read More Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Housewife” & Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles”