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“The Garden Party”, que dá nome à coletânea de 1922 The Garden Party and Other Stories, é um dos contos mais famosos da autora neozelandesa Katherine Mansfield. Ele é protagonizado por Laura Sheridan, uma jovem de classe alta com idade indeterminada que, com as irmãs e a mãe, organiza uma festa no jardim de sua casa no mesmo dia em ...
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A summary and analysis of the short story "The Garden Party" by Katherine Mansfield, a classic example of the modernist genre of the "lost generation". The story explores themes of class, identity, and social conflict through the eyes of Laura, a young girl who attends a garden party with her family and their guests. Learn about the plot, characters, themes, quotes, and literary devices of this classic work of fiction.
A modernist masterpiece that explores themes of life, death, and class in a New Zealand garden party. Learn about the multiple layers of interpretation and symbolism in this short story by the famous New Zealand author.
20 de jan. de 2016 · A short story by the modernist writer Katherine Mansfield, ‘The Garden Party’ centres on a young woman who attends a garden party with her family and a poor man who died nearby. She has an epiphany of joy and happiness when she sees herself in the mirror, and realises that she does not have to conform to the expectations of her upper-middle-class society. The story explores themes of class, identity, and death in a complex and ambiguous way.
The Garden Party, short story by Katherine Mansfield, published as the title story in The Garden Party, and Other Stories (1922). The story centres on Laura Sheridan’s response to the accidental death of a neighbourhood workman; Laura suggests that, out of respect for the man’s family, Laura’s family cancel their lavish garden party.
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10 de jul. de 1998 · The Garden Party is a collection of six stories by the New Zealand writer Katherine Mansfield, depicting the lives and events of different characters in a small English town. The stories explore themes of love, loss, memory, and the passage of time, with a touch of humour and nostalgia.