In "Trifles" by Susan Glaspell we are told the story of an early 20th century farm wife who kills her husband after years of neglect and abuse. One theme that emerges appears to be that the time when men have held absolute dominion over their wives is ending. This is obvious not only from the story of Minnie strangling her husband John, but also because of what happens with the wives of the investigators. After
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of a child or the symbolic death of a dream or plan. The symbol could be a broken piece of jewelry, some burnt photographs or a child's baby shoe.
I think "Trifles" is a great title. "Small Details", "Little Things", "Little Truths", "Soft Touch", and "Of No Consequence", are similar but I'm don't think they are as ultimately as good. My favorite new titles would be "The Value of the Unimportant" and "Murder & Sympathy".