Mansfield's Bliss - 412 Words
Katherine Mansfield thoughtfully named her story Bliss, to ask the question, "What is bliss?" Webster's dictionary defines bliss as, "complete happiness". In Bliss, the main character, Bertha, feels she is blissful. She has the perfect family, the perfect life, and a party that night. However, that perfect life is a façade, which the reader along with Bertha at times learns.
After arranging the fruit for the evening party, Bertha like a child at Christmas runs upstairs to the nursery to see...
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