Free Katherine Mansfield Essays and Papers

Sort By:
Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays

Free Katherine Mansfield Essays and Papers

Page 1 of 27 - About 266 essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Katherine Mansfield

    • 1518 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 3 Works Cited

    Katherine Mansfield Katherine Mansfield, who lived from 1888 to 1923, is considered to be one of the most remarkable short story writers of her time. Using her life experiences as an inspiration for her short stories, Mansfield sculpted her ideas into masterful pieces of literary work. Mansfield's life was full of interesting experiences that shaped her outlook upon life. The diversity of friends and acquaintances Katherine Mansfield had over her lifetime also had a great influence on her career

    • 1518 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 3 Works Cited
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Best Essays

    The Life and Work of Katherine Mansfield

    • 3644 Words
    • 8 Pages
    • 5 Works Cited

    The Life and Work of Katherine Mansfield Born as Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp in Wellington, New Zealand in the year 1888, Katherine Mansfield has long been celebrated as New Zealand’s most influential and important writer. Daughter of Annie Dyer and Herold Beauchamp, Mansfield was born to a wealthy businessman and a mother who was often thought to have been “aloof”. Attending school at a young age, Mansfield went to Wellington GC as well as Miss Swainson’s private school before being sent

    • 3644 Words
    • 8 Pages
    • 5 Works Cited
    Best Essays
  • Better Essays

    Miss Brill is a short fiction story written by Katherine Mansfield, which was first published in November 1920 in Athenaeum, an English literary magazine and then in Mansfield’s The Garden Party & Other Stories. The story takes place during a Sunday afternoon as an elderly woman enjoys her weekly visit to a French park. She enjoys watching others and sitting in on their lives, while the band plays in the gazebo. This story, written in the third person omniscient point of view, is told with a stream-of-consciousness

    • 1154 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 2 Works Cited
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    First Ball’, both written by the well-known New Zealand author Katherine Mansfield, the importance of detail lies in several fields. As Mansfield herself states, “there is an indefinite value and delight in detail” and this is shown constantly as she uses it much effectively to portray themes, provide us with a contrast between the two different settings and also paint us a clear picture of the protagonists’ fantasy worlds. Mansfield shows and doesn’t tell. In both the short stories, she plunges

    • 1452 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    How Far She Went by Mary Hood and Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield Synopsis 1. One of the more interesting literary selections in Perrine's Story and Structure was " How far she went" by Mary Hood. The setting in this story takes place in a rural american town. There is the girl, who's name is never revealed and the Grandma, who's name is never revealed as well. The girl is kept at her grandma's house against her will. Her father sent her out to her Grandma's not telling her that she would be

    • 1591 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Best Essays

    The Stories of Katherine Mansfield

    • 1818 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 3 Works Cited

    novelist Elizabeth Bowen argued. What is read and discussed is what the characters create, what they do, how they react, etc. Katherine Mansfield recapitulates exactly that through her creative and illustrating short stories. Mansfield takes you on a ride throughout her stories through the use of many different literary techniques displaying feelings and emotions. Katherine Mansfield wrote “A Dill Pickle,” a short story based on two former lovers. Through the use of symbols and themes, the short story

    • 1818 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 3 Works Cited
    Best Essays
  • Good Essays

    as characterization. "Miss Brill" by Katherine Mansfield displays the character of Miss Brill as the protagonist, confronted with the reality of her existence. In the short story "Miss Brill," by Katherine Mansfield, an elderly woman spends a Sunday afternoon visiting a seaside park as part of her weekly ritual. As a developing character, Miss Brill is forced to face a harsh reality from her routine events. In the short story, "Miss Brill," Katherine Mansfield effectively uses various literary techniques

    • 1118 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Evaluation The first impression I had after I read this story 'The Garden Party ' By Katherine Mansfield was that I was amazed by the varieties and luxuriousness of the garden party held by Mr. Sheridan 's family. Whereas by comparison, was shocked by the pool condition and misfortune their neighbors have. This huge social gap got me thinking that what is the message that author tried to deliver to. Interpretation The cloudless and warmness of summer day makes it "a perfect day for a garden-party"

    • 1126 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Reflecting on the Dead

    • 1433 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 2 Works Cited

    Reflecting on the Dead In Katherine Mansfield’s “The Garden Party” and in D.H. Lawrence’s “Odour of Chrysanthemums,” two women were in a situation where death was literally at their feet. In “The Garden Party,” Laura finds herself contemplating the dead body of Mr. Scott, a man of lower class who lived at the bottom of the hill from her house. In “Odour of Chrysanthemums,” Elizabeth finds herself contemplating the dead body of her husband, Walter. Although the relationships these women shared with

    • 1433 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 2 Works Cited
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    Innocence versus Sexual Awakening

    • 1193 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 2 Works Cited

    Innocence versus Sexual Awakeming The transition from childhood to adulthood is a complex but universal passage. Both Katherine Mansfield's "The Wind Blows" and D.H. Lawrence's The Virgin and the Gipsy embody adolescent angst in their characterization. Matilda and Yvette search for meaning beyond the lives they perceive they are condemned to lead. Both bring about greater understanding of the struggle between a young girl's struggle of innocence versus sexuality. In similar uses of metaphor

    • 1193 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 2 Works Cited
    Better Essays
Previous
Page12345678927