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Essay | "Point of View" Usage in Mansfield's 'Miss Brill'

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"Point of View" Usage in Mansfield's 'Miss Brill'

Summary: By using the third person omniscient point of view, Mansfeld successfully shows that Miss Brill was trying to avoid loneliness without creating a feeling of sympathyWithout hiding Miss Brill's own point of view in the third person point of view, this understanding of Miss Brill's aversion to loneliness would not be possible. .
"Miss Brill" by Katherine Mansfeld follows an elderly woman on her usual Sunday afternoon visit to the park. Miss Brill, this old woman, enjoys listening to the band play loudly and gaily every week, but more importantly, she observes and draws conclusions about the people around her. Mansfeld uses the third person limited omniscient point of view to allow the narrator to look into Miss Brill's thoughts and feelings, and it becomes apparent that she is suffering from loneliness. In order to ease the pain that this feeling of loneliness is creating, Miss Brill makes up illusions, and tries to free herself from reality, but eventually ends up having to face this reality. In addition to this, she takes weekly visits to a park and tries to associate herself with the people there. This idea of Miss Brill trying to avoid loneliness...

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