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Finding Your Identity

Summary: How the main characters in "Trifles" and "Oedipus" find their "true identities."
"Just be YOURSELF... ", we've all heard this saying before, in various situations and circumstances. However, since this is an abstract concept, actually being "one's self" involves a unique journey, an endeavor filled with emotions, self-analysis and the final realization of who one is. Internal and external influences affect how a person views him or herself. Two dramatic characters, a man and a woman, go through mirrored voyages of self-recognition that leads them each to their own identities... and to pay a price to achieve this right.

Susan Glaspell's "invisible" character in Trifles, Mrs. Wright, was a maiden of beauty and of talent. Becoming "Mrs. Wright" altered her life and destiny, unwillingly. That is, marriage to John Wright changed Mrs. Wright from a social butterfly to a prisoner of her own home. Mr. Wright restricted communication between her and her friends and even amongst themselves. He thought that...

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