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Differences and Stereotypes Between Genders in Susan Glaspells A Jury of Her PeersThe Author Susan Glaspell shows an obvious stereotypical attitude by men towards women in her story A Jury of Her Peers This was most likely inclusive of the majority male frame of thinking many years ago at the time this incident in the story took place Graspell wrote the story in 1917 so we are sure that the setting dated back at least that far possibly further Though the female gender had come quite a long way up to that point there were still a large majority of men and even women who still considered the female inferior to the male The competence of the males and females in the story are remarkably different and do not live up to their stereotypical roles portrayed in this storyIn the beginning of the story it starts out by showing a difference between husband and wife When Mrs Hale joined the wife of the Sheriff in the back seat of the awaiting buggy she remembered her as not having a strong voice The story went on to explain how if she did not look like a sheriffs wife the sheriff made up for it in the way that he did in fact look like a sheriff and was a heavy man with a big voice183 This is one contrast between females and males making a point that the male in this case has the stronger voice Another contrast between the competence of male and female that took place in the beginning of this story was the fact that because the men were in conversation first this now gave the women a right to strike up a conversation second The females in the story show their competence in many ways One way is the fact that they are sympathetic and have a feeling of
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