Friday, March 15, 2019

The Aging Process in Katherine Mansfields Miss Brill Essay -- Miss Bri

Katherine Mansfields Miss brill perfectly captures the phases ones mind goes through when faced with becoming old. Elderly hoi polloi tend to be nostalgic, even sentimental about their youth. In ulterior years, the nostalgia can develop into senility or fantasy. The shorttail weasel fur in Miss brill is the catalyst of her nostalgia and symbolizes the passing of time in ternary st long times an expectant youth, a vital adulthood, and finally, a development into old age and fantasy.The story opens with Miss Brills excitement that the season has arrived for social engagements perhaps it is the tourist season when the ladies debut their latest fashions. With all the expectancy of a early girl looking forward to courtship, Miss Brill unpacks her prized and most swagger possession, the ermine fur. While unpacking the fur, the reader is aware that Miss Brill is sink into elderly nostalgia because she speaks to the fur in such delighted tones. Miss Brill refers to her ermine fur as h er Little Rogue(182). We learn that the ermine fur is fragile and in disrepair we sense that Miss Brill is, to...

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