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...Wright’s murder almost doubles the true story from Glaspell’s experience of the reporter. But there is one interesting point, that is, the time of the writing and performance of “Trifles”: “First performed by the Provincetown Players at the Wharf Theatre, Provincetown, Mass., August 8, 1916” (Glaspell). The time gap accounts for almost sixteen years. Then the obvious question arises: what circumstances prompted Glaspell to write the play? Having her previous practice of writing plays during 1909-1915... “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell as Representation of the ‘World of the Play’ Among great variety of literary genres a play may be perceived as one of the easiest to grasp. Still, that is not so. If only to...