Katherine Mansfield Essay | Stream of Consciousness in "Miss Brill"

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Stream of Consciousness in "Miss Brill"

Summary: In "Miss Brill" by Katherine Mansfield, the reader experiences Miss Brill inner-most thoughts through a narrator that expresses exactly what she is thinking in a stream of consciousness. Miss Brill immerses herself in the world of the theater as a way of escapism.
In "Miss Brill" by Katherine Mansfield, there is this passage: "Oh, how fascinating it was! How she enjoyed it! How she loved sitting here, watching it all! It was like a play. It was exactly like a play. Who could believe the sky at the back wasn't painted? But it wasn't till a little brown dog trotted on solemn and then slowly trotted off, like a little "theatre dog, a little dog that had been drugged, that Miss Brill discovered what it was that made it so exciting. They were all on the stage. (342)

The author of "Miss Brill" is using the stream of consciousness in the story. This specific excerpt from the story shows the whole psychological process inside Miss Brill's mind. She loves to go on Sundays to listen to people's conversations, which becomes a necessary part of her own drama. We...

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