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Thanh Nguyen English 1101 November 20, 2008 Analyze Essay “Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield is a short fiction literary genre that’s set around the 1920s in a city in France. The main character of this short story is Miss Brill, an aging and abandon English teacher who wears her most valuable fur scarf to the park every Sunday. There are several themes in this story including aging, exile and emotions (white). To my opinion, the most important theme is isolation. Miss Brill is left feeling isolated in many events of the story. “Theatre” (532) is a way she can escape and allows herself to feel a sense of belonging. She imagines her everyday Sunday as a scene and her character in this scene is essential to the whole
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Unformatted text preview: production. In her imaginary production, her character is wanted and need by her fellow actors and actresses. She created a characteristic of belonging because in reality she is isolated from everything and everyone around her. Miss Brill was hit with reality when she overheard a girl says “Why does she come here at all, who wants her? Why doesn’t she keep her silly old mug at home?” (533). Works Cited Mansfield, Katherine. “Miss Brill.” Sundance Choice. Mark Connelly, et.al.,eds. Mason, OH: Cengage Learning, 2008. White, Terry. “Miss Bril.” Masterplots II: Short Series, Revised Eddition....
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