Cheri had carried his gun muzzle-downward. When La Folle came to the broad stretch of velvety lawn that surrounded the house, she moved slowly and with delight over the springy turf, that was delicious beneath her tread.
What evidence can you provide that "he knows what he is talking about" in his telling of the story? What facts does he disclose? La Folle drew a long, deep breath as she gazed across the country.
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Cheri's mother soon cautiously opened it. Then shutting her eyes, she ran suddenly down the shallow bank of the bayou, and never stopped till she had climbed the opposite shore. There were roses, too, without number.
For Cheri hardly did such things now, since he had become the proud possessor of a gun, and had had his black curls cut off. Then the world that had looked red to La Folle suddenly turned black,--like that day she had seen powder and blood.
It was then she mended and washed her handful of clothes, scoured her house, and did her baking. What evidence can you provide that "he knows what he is talking about" in his telling of the story? For Cheri hardly did such things now, since he had become the proud possessor of a gun, and had had his black curls cut off.
The voice was very clear and steady with which she spoke to Tante Lizette, brewing her tisane there in a corner. This selection may be photocopied and distributed for classroom or educational use. Between the stream and the hut lay a big abandoned field, where cattle were pastured when the bayou supplied them with water enough.
He was a middle-aged man, with a family of beautiful daughters about him, and a little son whom La Folle loved as if he had been her own.
The moon rays, streaming in through the open door and windows, gave what light was needed to the old black mammy who stood at the table concocting a tisane of fragrant herbs. Then she plunged into the footpath through the trees.
Before a sustaining arm could reach her, she fell heavily to the ground. She had more physical strength than most men, and made her patch of cotton and corn and tobacco like the best of them.
There they were, showering down from the big waxen bells of the magnolias far above her head, and from the jessamine clumps around her. They had each and all loved to be with her, and to listen to her wondrous stories of things that always happened "yonda, beyon' de bayou.
She dwelt alone in her solitary cabin, for the rest of the quarters had long since been removed beyond her sight and knowledge. It was Saturday afternoon, when the fields were deserted.
She shouted, she wailed; but whether her voice remained unheard or unheeded, no reply came to her frenzied cries.
She clasped the child close against her breast, where he could feel her heart beat like a muffled hammer.The following is a list of episodes from the television show Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
"A Jury of Her Peers" was originally written by Susan Glaspell as a play entitled Trifles. She wrote the play inand a year later she rewrote it as a short story. Glaspell was inspired to write the story while covering a murder investigation when. The following is a list of episodes from the television series Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
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A Jury of Her Peers and the First Ten Plays - Kindle edition by Susan Glaspell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Jury of Her Peers and the First Ten Plays. Here in one convenient volume are the two versions of the same story that Susan Glaspell wrote.
'Trifles', her first play, was performed and published in ; the following year, Glaspell wrote 'A Jury of Her Peers as a short story version of the same story in order to reach a wider audience.Download