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In the play Trifles the main character Mrs Wright was accused of killing her husband while he was sleeping As the play goes along we learned that she was motivated by certain situations that happened when she lived with her husband In the story Killings the main character is Matt Fowler who lost his son because a man shot his son to death Each character takes it upon themselves to either free oneself or to ease the pain their family is going through by breaking the law and killing the people that was hurting them and their families Each character has to take responsibility for his and her actions because they killed a human being Even though their motives might have been justified The motive Ms Wright had is that her husband stole her freedom and liveliness by keeping her trapped in a cage We learned that MsWright used to wear pretty clothes and be lively before she was married There is also symbolism in the play comparing her to a bird that she kept but the bird was dead The birds neck was broken and the cage door was busted This symbolizes how Ms Wright was kept in a prison or cage and the death of the bird symbolizes the last ounce of liveliness Ms Wright might have had In the play they also describe the house as a desolate and isolated place Ms Hale also stated It never seemed a very cheerful place Although all these instances makes the reader feel sorry for her she killed her own husband That is morally wrong and she will have to pay She has to take some responsibility but on the other hand she was not in a sane mind at the time As for the story Killings Matt Fowlers motivation is his son death at the hands of Richard Strout Richard Strout killed Frank
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