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“Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield INSTRUCTIONS : Using the text of the short story, answer the following questions. Remember to do the following: Answer in complete sentences Include evidence from the story (e.g. appropriate quotations) to support your answers Your own personal opinion where necessary 1. Analyze the titleof the story. What important information does it give the reader about the main character? (3 points)The title “Miss Brill” may refer to the adjective ‘brilliant’2.Describe the settingof the story. Where does the story take place? What time of year is it? (2 points) _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ 3. List some of the details of Miss Brill’s life. What do we know about how she lives and what kind of person she is? What are some clues as to her age? (3 points) _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Discuss Miss Brill’s Sundays in the park. Why does she go there, and how does she feel when she is there? (2 points) _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ 5. How would you describe the

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