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    Poverty in Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome Poverty is defined as deficiency, or inadequacy. It can be used to represent more than just the lack of money. Poverty is constant throughout the novel, Ethan Frome, by Edith Wharton. Poverty is evident in almost every area of Ethan's life. First of all, obviously, Ethan lacked money. His farm squeezed out just enough money to keep him and his household going. On page 133, Ethan is thinking of selling his property, but then he remembers its condition

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    Trifles

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    ladies?” (Kirszner & Mandell 1166) Mrs. Hale, the suspects neighbor, defends Mrs. Wright immediately saying, “There’s a great deal of work to be done on a farm. Those towels get dirty awful quick. Men’s hands aren’t always as clean as they might be.” (1166) She says this even though she hardly knows Mrs. Wright. She admits this when she says, “I’ve not seen much of her of late years. I’ve not been in this house – it’s more than a year.” (1166) Even so, Mrs. Hale feels protective toward Mrs. Wright

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    Sheriff enters first followed by the County Attorney, later described as... ... middle of paper ... ...ble in the dialog. It is done through looks and gestures. For example, "Their eyes met a look of growing comprehension, of horror...... Mrs. Hale slips the box under quilt pieces". They finally carry the evidence out with them. We are left to assume that the ladies will destroy the evidence making it impossible to prove that Mrs. Wright killed her husband. The ladies make an unspoken decision

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    Ethan, Mattie, and Zeena in the past tense, just like they refer to dead people. When Mrs. Ned Hale talks about Ethan and Mattie she said, "Yes, I knew them both ... it was awful.." Ethan even talks about himself in the past tense. When asked if science interested him he replied, "It used to." Nothing is happening to Ethan in his present life so he could only refer back to his past one. When Mrs. Hale was asked if she went out to Ethan's house often, she replied, "I used to go a good deal after the

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    with line 120 where the men say: Sheriff: Well, can you beat the women! Held for murder and worryin' about her preserves. County Attorney: I guess before we're through she may have something more serious than her preserves to worry about. Hale: Well, women are used to worrying over trifles. These lines show the attitude toward women prevalent throughout the play. It is the men's nonchalance toward the small details t... ... middle of paper ... ...imple things in life, things of little

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    to land. Goody Putnam wanted more children and was jealous of Rebecca Nurse and her large family. So she decided to blame her for witchcraft. The innocent Rebecca Nurse was arrested due to Mrs. Putnam. In the play when Rebecca Nurse is in jail with John Proctor, there’s a moment where she stumbles and Proctor catches her and helps her to her feet. She is a bit embarrassed and says, “I’ve had no breakfast.” (Miller, 144). Rebecca Nurse has much she could complain about. Anyone else in her situation

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    Treatment of Women in Hamlet and Trifles

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    certainly just as capable as men of completing any task, it encourages women to take a stand against the supposed supremacy of their husbands. It also forces men to consider more seriously the opinions and concerns of women. While Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Hale in Trifles do this in a quiet manner, they still remain defiant against their husband’s beliefs that they are only competent enough to worry about “trifles” (Glaspell 1618). Therefore, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark and Trifles explore many issues that

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    The purpose of my paper is to compare and contrast Arthur Miller’s The Crucible with the actual witch trials that took place in Salem in the 17th Century. Although many of the characters and events in the play were non-fictional, many details were changed by the playwright to add intrigue to the story. While there isn’t one specific cause or event that led to the Salem witch trials, it was a combination of events and factors that contributed to the birth and growth of the trials. Some of these

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    Student number:1357775 Module leader: Dr. Eleanor Staples Module code:CL5301 Essay title: “In Stack v Dowden, the majority of the House of Lords gave legal effect to context and considered that special rules should apply to determine beneficial ownership of the [family] home.” Module title :Land Law Word count:1993 This paper will spend a majority of its analysis on beneficial ownership and why it should be assessed differently in the domestic context of a family home

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    Hayden presents... The 10th Mountain Division The fourteen hundred men of the 10th Mountain Division changed both WWII and the modern ski industry forever. I admire these men for their smartness and knowledge for the outdoors. The Beginnings of the 10th Mountain Division. In 1940, the US started considering the idea of mountain troops after Finland used its own mountain troops effectively in ski raids against the Soviet Union ( the Finnish were allied with the Germans). One of the main reasons

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