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A Character Analysis of Katherine Mansfield's Miss Brill

Summary: Provides a detailed analysis of Miss Brill, the title character of Katherine Mansfield's short story. Discusses the incongruity of Miss Brill's imagined self image and the image which others actually see. Provides an overall positive portrait of the character.
Katherine Mansfield's "Miss Brill" is a woman self-contained, not pessimistic but settled, content. She is not a victim of her circumstances, but the satisfied creator of them. You could say she has her ducks lined up the way she wants them. Through the character of Miss Brill, Katherine Mansfield reveals a woman who has the ability to enjoy a simple world of her own elaborate creation. Miss Brill is a single woman, probably in her mid to late fifties. She lives alone in a very small space without even a cat or bird. She has a collection of vintage clothing. Her physical appearance is only alluded to in the 18-paragraph short story by Mansfield, but in reading about a day in her life, one has the impression of an intelligent, sensitive woman, not bereft of human interaction, but still a woman alone...

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