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A Woman’s Sense of Justice in Glaspell’s Trifles

            On December 2nd, 1900, in the small rural town of Indianola, Iowa, John Hossack was murdered in his bed while his wife, Margaret, claimed to be asleep next to him (Ben-Zvi 145). Susan Glaspell, then a reporter for the Des Moines Daily News, covered the subsequent trial writing over twenty articles detailing the murder, … Continue reading A Woman’s Sense of Justice in Glaspell’s Trifles