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Susan Glaspell’s Trifles

Watch the film version of Susan Glaspell’s Trifles in the library database for theatre, Kanopy. In a paragraph of at least 100 words, compare and contrast watching a film version vs. reading the play in your textbook. Additionally, how do the actors use their various techniques (facial expressions, use of props, body language) to bring the characters alive along with offering their own interpretation of events? How does this enhance your understanding of this play? Note: This is an older film. Please see it as such through the eyes of a director in the 1970s.

Respond to two of your peers’ posts.

FYI: To locate the database, select Online Library Databases on your MyVCCCD homepage and then select Databases by Subject. Scroll down the list of databases to Video Streaming and click on Kanopy. Type Trifles in the search box and watch the film. It is about 20 minutes in length.

Trifles. Dir. Martha Moran. The Phoenix Learning Group, 1979. Kanopy. 7 Jul. 2020.