First, the perception of duty for women in that time was based on her social status. For example, if the woman was not married at the time she would have to work in jobs such as, nursing, teaching, or in factories. The women got paid less than the men did and could not get bank jobs because mostly the males dominated that position. However, if the women were to be married then it was her duty to take care of the house as in cooking, cleaning, and taking care of the children. The men in the society were at a higher standard, they would get jobs w...
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...e in body size and strength. However, I thought this at first, but I came to wonder if Mr. Hale and Mrs. Hale had something to do with the murder as well. Mr. Hale could possibly know that it took more than one person to kill Mr. Wright and that’s why he is the only one that knows how Minnie was reacting and how he was the one who found the body. My question is why he went to the house that day, persistent on talking to John before his wife did. His wife says she never went back to the house because it was not cheerful. Then she became frightened from the chair rocking back and forth is like if she has been in there and seen something. Since she was so adamant about keeping the evidence a secret and insisting that she meant to knot it up. Maybe she knotted it up to help her friend out since she said it was a crime for not helping her for what she was going through.
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