trifiles plot summary historical context and script writing 1

Your folder should have the following:

Read the play: http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/trifles.html (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

You can watch it here:
Trifiles Large 540p (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Trifiles Large 540p

or here:
Trifles by Susan Glaspell, a d’moiselles production in NYC (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Trifles by Susan Glaspell, a d'moiselles production in NYC

1) a 2-3 page PLOT SUMMARY of Trifles
2) a 2-3 page HISTORICAL CONTEXT PAPER exploring the time period and region when the play is set. What kinds of technology did they have? How was the economy? The government? Religion? What did most people there and then do for work? Did men and women work outside of the home? How were women treated? What was the role of children? Etc.
3) 2 pictures each (or paintings or drawings, just some kind of visual images of) the Wright’s home, Mr. Wrights, and Mrs. Wright. A total of 6 images
4) Write the PREVIOUS ACTION script. You will write a script for how you believe the death of John Wright occurred. There are no rules other than you must format it correctly like a script and by the end of it, John Wright’s body must be in his bed and obviously strangled. Minimum 3 pages, use the playscript format:
Playwriting Manuscript Format (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Playwriting Manuscript Format

Remember to try starting at our library rather than Google.

www.library.swosu.edu (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Also remember that Google has a feature designed specifically for academic research and you can go directly there

www.scholor.google.com (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Wikipedia cannot be used as a scholarly source BUT you can sometimes start there and then verify that information on other sites. Don’t forget that at the bottom of well-written articles on Wikipedia you will find a list of links to outside sources which should help you on your journey to fact verification.

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