Loneliness In Miss. Brill By Katherine Mansfield

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In “Miss.Brill” by Katherine Mansfield lets us in on how alone people can be. That causes people to deny their loneliness. Miss Brill has a daily routine consisting of sitting in the park and eavesdropping on other people’s conversations. The lack of her reality on the world causes her to distort what’s going on around her. The author uses Miss Brill’s reactions and emotions towards the conversations and also actions to other characters to characterize herself. While in her daily routine, at the park there’s a couple she saw and it makes her a little emotional. She looks at them “as though they’d just come from… cupboards”. She uses this as a metaphor to compare them to forgotten dishes. Miss Brill is an expert observer, she looks at

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