DIRECTIONS:

Create a document that has a working thesis with one main point and one body paragraph that analyzes one way that gender dynamics manifest in Susan Glaspell’s Trifles. Your main point should come from the list of elements (PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED DOCUMENTS FOR THE ELEMENTS)
At the end of your paragraphs, write 2 questions on which you would like a classmate to provide feedback after they have read your draft. Avoid yes/or no questions, or the reviewer is free to simply answer “yes” or “no.”
Here is the link to Susan Glaspell’s Trifles: https://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/trifles.html

Suggested Structure

Include a working thesis sentence:
Gender dynamics manifest in Susan Glaspell’s Trifles through ____ and ____ in order to demonstrate the them/consequences of _____________. [use concepts from the Essay 3 Directions]

For the body paragraph:

Include a clear topic sentence stating the element (ex: One way gender dynamics manifest in Susan Glaspell’s Trifles is ____ [a historical approach] or [symbol] or [setting] or ….)
Explain the element and its manifestation in Trifles. (ex: A historical approach is when….It is often used to….)
Provide 1-2 examples with clear textual support. (ex: This approach is specifically used in the text when…..This example demonstrates….Another example….)
Analyze the significance, implications, and/or consequences of your findings. (ex: Glaspell uses the the historical approach highlights the consequences of….OR….shows the significance of….)