Bliss Summary
Katherine Mansfield

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Bliss Summary

By the time of her death, Katherine Mansfield had established herself as an important and influential contemporary short story writer. Her appeal can be traced to her focus on psychological conflicts, her oblique narration, and her complex characters that seem to be on the brink of a major epiphany.

One of her finest short stories, "Bliss," serves as prime examples of these defining qualities. The protagonist of the story, Bertha, experiences a sense...

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