• The Fly by Katherine Mansfield
    “The Fly” by Katherine Mansfield. The boss’s perception of the actions of the fly creates an interesting view of the comparison of his father-son, father-fly relationship. Katherine Mansfield, a famous realist, who uses concrete images, appeals to many readers because she incorporates her life into the stories...
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  • Visual of a Women, from Katherine Mansfield’s Point of View
    October 2012 Visual of a Women, from Katherine Mansfield’s Point of View Obtuse, emotional, imaginative and lost are some of the characteristics Katherine Mansfield uses to portray her female characters. Even though she always goes against the current of life she never really finds herself and this...
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  • Miss Brill
    Fiction “Finding my place” The story by Katherine Mansfield “Miss Brill” is a short story about a lady that is looking for her place in this lonely, big world. Towards the end of Miss Brill’s life, she believes that there is a place for her in this world and life does have meaning. She ignores the fact...
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  • How Katherine Mansfield's Writing Changed Through Her Cannon of Work
    Katherine Mansfield was predominantly a short story writer born in New Zealand in 1888. Although she has often been quoted demonstrating a negative view on New Zealand, she “thanks God she was born in New Zealand”. Her father was a successful business man and her mother was a younger woman. It is widely...
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  • Katherine Mansfield Description
    Katherine Mansfield  SHORT STORY MODERNISER ‘I believe the greatest failing of all is to be frightened.’ Katherine Mansfield, letter to John Middleton Murry, 18 October 1920 Katherine Mansfield revolutionised the 20th Century English short story. Her best work shakes itself free of plots and endings...
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  • Bliss
    Bliss: Visionary Flowers: Another Study of Katherine Mansfield’s Bliss It is perhaps inevitable, given our cultural bias, that Bertha Young, who yearned to share her feelings of ‘‘bliss’’ with her husband and friends and failed to find the language that would communicate it, has been misunderstood...
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  • A Study of Katherine Mansfield's Bliss
    Katherine Mansfield's story, "Bliss," is about sex. Yet, because Bertha's sexuality does not manifest itself in an immediate desire for a heterosexual sexual encounter it is difficult to determine how sexuality figures in the story. The presentation of sexuality in Mansfield's stories is so unique that...
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  • The Lady's Maid
    The Lady's Maid" by Katherine Mansfield (1920, four pages) The Reading Life Katherine Mansfield Project  "The Lady's Maid"   by Katherine Mansfield (1888 to 1923-New Zealand) was first published in 1920.    It is the final story in the 1922 collection of her work, The Garden Party and Other Stories...
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  • Hopeless Flee
    obstacles in life that are too hard for the average human to deal with, but it is how well the obstacles are dealt with that will make a difference. If the obstacles are handled properly, it could have positive effects; however, if they are handled poorly, it could diminish happiness. Katherine Mansfield's...
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  • Garden Party Research Paper
    “The Garden Party” Reaction to Tragedy In the early twentieth century, British author Katherine Mansfield wrote “The Garden Party,” a short story which portrays the extremities of class distinction. Set mostly at a home in New Zealand, in the 1900s, the story revolves around a little girl, Laura...
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    people how to win the games in their life. "Never lose your head in practice or in the game. A thoughtless act may cause you to be banished because emotional outbursts may cost the team a victory" (Harragan 91). The Premium1489 Words6 Pages Meaning of Life Alan Chau Eng 201 Lisa Madsen Tap 2 03/03/10...
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  • Man's Inhumanity to Man as Reflected in "The Fly" by Katherine Mansfield
    Man’s Inhumanity to Man as reflected in “The Fly” by Katherine Mansfield -------- An Analysis of the Concepts of Modernity as reflected in the short story “The Fly” by Katherine Mansfield -------- In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Course Modern Literature (Lit 162) -------- ...
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  • PersonalEssay
    Short Essay: Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield Some one of an older age who is alone comes off to be a very sad situation to see. Most of us expect ourselves to be surrounded by people who love us not only now at a young age but always as we get older. Majority if not all people do not wish to pass...
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  • The Lady's Maid
    sunlight. The main function of the setting is to strengthen the verisimilitude of the story and make it “general” so as to focus our attention on our life in general and not to distract it from the significance of the events. Then start the moments of complication. The protagonist’s father notices...
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  • The Great
    Little Governess” is a short story by Katherine Mansfield written in the early 1900s that tells of a girl who is innocent and naive. The story starts out pleasant, but in the end, turns dark. This story reflects much of Mansfield’s writing style. Katherine Mansfield wrote stories from the inspiration she...
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  • Katherine Mansfield¡¦S Bliss - the Pear Tree as a Symbol for Bertha¡¦S Life
    Essay on Katherine Mansfield¡¦s Bliss The pear tree as a symbol for Bertha¡¦s life Katherine Mansfield¡¦s short story Bliss is filled with a lot of underlying mean-ings and themes. There are as well many symbols that Mansfield uses and among those the pear tree is an important one. In this essay...
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  • Miss Brill
    Third Person-Point of View as used by Katherine Mansfield in "Miss Brill" Katherine Mansfield's use of the third person, limited omniscient point of view in "Miss Brill" has the effect of letting the reader see the contrast between Miss Brill's idea of her role in life and the reality of the small part she...
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  • The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
    written by Mansfield, tells us about Laura, who is a girl belonging to the upper class, about her garden party, and about the death of a workers man. Since Mansfield’s father was a successful businessman , she also belonged to the upper class. Therefore, it is prominent that Laura and Mansfield seem to...
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  • Discuss How Wb Yeats and Mansfield Incorporate War in Their Works,
    Katherine Mansfield was only 26 when World War 1 broke out whilst W. B Yeats was 49. However, like many others, both suffered from losses incurred by the war, losses which had a direct impact on their work. Katherine Mansfield lost her brother Leslie in a freak hand grenade accident in October 1915,...
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  • Miss Brill Commentary
    "Miss Brill" by Katherine Mansfield illustrates the story of a woman who goes out out on a Sunday afternoon and sees the world as a play, with everyone - and herself - acting out their roles. She wears a fur which the author mentions throughout the story, and Miss Brill’s realization of her loneliness...
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