Name Abdulhaq Alariki
Class ENGWR 301
Date 3 February 2017
Miss Brill is a story about a woman who lives a superficially bi-faceted life. The author, Katherine Mansfield walks us through the life of the main character; Miss Brill, which is in the essence a window through which we are exposed to her behavioral traits. Through a second person perspective, we see the reality of Miss Brill’s existence as portrayed through the series of her thoughts. Mansfield has develops and shapes Miss Brill, her main character in a way that portrays her nature as a lonely, proud, delusional and emotional character. She goes ahead to empower her character through idealism and fantasy.
Miss Brill is revealed as a lonely woman as the story begins with her sitting in a French Public garden ‘Jardins Publiques’ alone. She holds a furry coat so dear to her, engaging it in a conversation. Initially, the reader is made to think that Miss Brill is crazy as she is directly