Category Archive: Katherine Mansfield

Aug 13

Summary of The Garden Party

“The Garden Party” opens with frantic preparations being made. The cloudless summer day is perfect for the garden party at the home of Sheridan family. Before breakfast ends, four workmen arrive to set up the marquee. Because Meg has just washed her hair and Jose is still in her petticoat, Mrs. Sheridan assigns the task …

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Aug 13

The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield

And after all the weather was ideal. They could not have had a more perfect day for a garden-party if they had ordered it. Windless, warm, the sky without a cloud. Only the blue was veiled with a haze of light gold, as it is sometimes in early summer. The gardener had been up since …

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Aug 13

Explanation: You’ll have to go, Laura; you’re the artistic one. from The Garden Party

You’ll have to go, Laura; you’re the artistic one.  The line has been mentioned from Katherine Mansfield’s famous short story, The Garden Party. This is a speech made by Mrs. Sheridan to her youngest daughter Laura. The line shows the activity of Laura. After many difficulties the Sheridan family fixed a date for their garden …

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Aug 13

Explanation, She stopped, she looked at her……. she could not explain.from The Garden Party

She stopped, she looked at her brother. ‘Isn’t life’, she stammered, ‘ isn’t life’. But what life was she could not explain. The quoted lines have been extracted from Katherine Mansfield’s familiar short story ‘The Garden Party’. In this line the writer has explained us how Laura felt when she visited the dead man’s bereaved …

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Aug 13

Explanation, There lay a young man…… from them both. from The Garden Party

There lay a young man, fast sleep- sleeping so soundly, so deeply, that he was far, far away from them both. The quoted line has been extracted from Katherine Mansfield’s well-known short story ‘The Garden Party’. In this line the writer has explained about the reaction and inner feeling of Laura when she saw the …

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