Thursday, January 26, 2012
Although at first when reading the short story, Jury of her Peers, the plot line does not seem too different and it is quite similar to the drama Trifles. There are some key differences though. In the drama, you have more freedom as a reader to interpret the events of the story in your own way. In the short story, you see everything through Mrs. Hale's eyes. This lens distorts the plot and eliminates a lot of interpretation. Another interesting thing is that the relationship between Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters is more awkward and distant in the short story than in the drama.