Essays Tagged: "Mansfield"

Katherine Mansfield's "Miss Brill"

Katherine Mansfield's short story "Miss Brill" is an great example of how a writer can use various literary te ... tter understanding of Miss Brill the character. Instead of merely stating the message of the story, Mansfield used various literary techniques to allow the reader to draw his own conclusions about the ... ten referred to as characterization. Four of the most easily recognized literary techniques used in Mansfield's "Miss Brill" are her use of symbolism, setting, allusion, and points of view used by dif ...

(5 pages) 306 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Short creative essay on Katherine Mansfield's short story, Bliss. The main character's hysteric happiness with life is questioned when it is revealed that her husband has a lover.

Bliss by Katherine MansfieldDo all female writers write in this tone? Their short stories, rather. The woman, mostly al ... this woman's plight, shouldn't I be able to se it all? Or is the story just outdated? But how does Mansfield evoke this sadness of emotion in me? It has to be the way the woman never questioned her f ...

(2 pages) 109 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stanley Burnell analysis from Katherine Mansfield stories "Prelude" and "At the Bay"

Two of Katherine Mansfield's most famous stories are "Prelude" and "At the Bay", both of them portraying a New Zealan ... they called to one another; they sounded warm and loving as if they shared a secret'. But Katherine Mansfield uses this passage to highlight how much they all depend on him.Anyone in Mansfield's ficti ... Stanley is suspect of having controversy in the character. Usually, in Stanley's dialogs, Katherine Mansfield uses short sentences as trying to prove that he speaks fast. Stanley also seems to use sla ...

(5 pages) 33 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Developing Character of "Miss Brill" using metaphors similies, etc.

Watcher.In the short story, "Miss Brill" by Katherine Mansfield, the main character, Miss Brill, is developed with the use to symbols and patterns of meta ... aken out the moth powder, given it a good brush, and rubbed the life back into the dim little eyes"(Mansfield p.357). Later, Miss Brill further characterizes the fur coat and states that is a "little ... racted to the personified fur, "She could have taken it off and laid it on her lap and stroked it" (Mansfield p.357). The fur coat is a metaphor for her, or what she sees attractive in herself. She if ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A Woman at the Store" and "Frau Brechenmacher Attends a Wedding" by Katherine Mansfield: How does Katherine Mansfield use location to tell a story?

Katherine Mansfield used not only characters but location to tell a story. In both of her short stories 'A wom ... o the characters and theme of the story and so are presented in a very detailed way to truly convey Mansfield's ideas to the reader.In Mansfield's short story 'A woman at the store', a woman has been ... see this through a clear presentation of the desperation which the woman was living in.Furthermore, Mansfield continues to use location to portray the epitome of a woman's spirit broken by marriage in ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Literary Devices in "The Woman at the Store"

There are many different literary devices used in Katherine Mansfield’s The Woman at the Store, they are used effectively. Regularly Mansfield uses personi ... wn the characters for all long time already, and he can visualize them perfectly. For example, when Mansfield writes about Jo: “Not once that day he had sung ‘I don’t care, for don’ ... man at the Store but irony, characterization and personification are some key devices and Katherine Mansfield uses them well but that is what she is famous for.

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Comparison of Mansfield Park a

Comparison of Mansfield Park and Metropolitan Whit Stillman's attempt to capture Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Par ... adaptation but it is unable to give the viewer the same insights. Stillman manages to have most of Mansfield Parks characters represented in some way or another, however the time needed to develop th ... ten confused about certain behaviors. Stillman is able to capture some of the significant events in Mansfield but without the background, they have less meaning.Whit Stillman could not simply parallel ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Katherine Mansfield's View As A Modernist In "A Di

10, 2002 Modernist Views on How Men and Women See Things Differently Through The Eyes of Katherine Mansfield in Her Short Story "A Dill Pickle" Men and women don't see things the same way all the tim ... man would have different past experiences so they must have a different out look on life. Katherine Mansfield shares her modernistic views with everyone in her short story "A Dill Pickle." The story b ...

(2 pages) 2217 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

katherine mansfield

y- writers consistently use short stories as a lens through which they scrutinise society.Katherine Mansfield uses short stories as lens, to show how during the 1920's; in a society purely focused on ... ocused on keeping the old traditions alive and leaving new ways of thinking and change in the dark. Mansfield uses her short stories to uncover the harsh reality of gender biased marriages in which po ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The man, the woman, and the yordle

Ali Murtadha Commentary on an extract from Katherine Mansfield's "Bliss" G11 A SLThe extract given comes from the story "Bliss" by Katherine Mansfield. T ... tract. To note is that the story is told from Bertha's perspective - in third-person - meaning that Mansfield effectively also grants us insight on Bertha's own feelings in addition to the mood (thoug ... rank up to a certain point, after which she would not go. This is a very effective description from Mansfield - since, as was stated before, the text is written in third person from Bertha's perspecti ...

(10 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays