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A Jury of Her Peers

Summary: Discusses the story, A Jury of Her Peers, by Susan Glasspell. Summarizes the story's plot. Analyzes the character of Minnie, tracing her personality change and ultimate downfall.
John Wright has been found murdered at a farmhouse in rural Iowa in the early 1900's. Minnie Wright, John's wife, has been accused of the murder, being as she was the only person with John at the time. I feel that Minnie committed an act that was bound to happen at some point as a result of bottled up emotion placed upon her by John.

Once a very sweet and pretty woman, Minnie is now unemotional, quiet, dull, and broken in spirit. According to Mrs. Hale, we learn that John was a hard man who never let Minnie do anything. Before Minnie married John, she sang in the choir and was cheerful, fluttery, and wore pretty clothes. John abused Minnie and thus hardened her spirit. Mrs. Hale described John as a hard man, and all the other characters agreed upon the fact that John drained...

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