Teacher Guide

Trifles Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Consider Susan Glaspell's short story, "A Jury of Her Peers," which she adapted from Trifles. Also consider other books and short stories about the oppression of women, including The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Awakening by Kate Chopin.

Consider other crime novels, such as The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie.

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