The Burnell family, with the exception of Kezia, consider themselves to be above others particularly when it comes to the Kelveys.
The victims in this story were the Kelveys who were the daughter of a washerwoman, and their father was remains unknown. They were treated differently and ignored by the people around them.
No one let them see it. In the story, Kezia is the most different one among the Burnells. She tried to ask her mother whether to invite the Kelveys to come to see it, but her mother firmly reject her proposal.
It is also very detail and has many symbols. Its two solid little chimneys, glued on the roof, were painted red and white, and the door, gleaming with yellow varnish, was like a little slab of toffee…. There were pictures on the walls, painted on the paper, with gold frames complete.
Red carpet covered all the floors except the kitchen; red plus chairs in the drawing-room, green in the dining-room; tables, beds with real bedclothes, a cradle, a stove, a dresser with tiny plates and one big jug.
The outside of the house might represent the external aspect in human, such as beauty and position in the society. The internal components of the house represent the internal quality of human. The one that is highlighted here is the lamp.Who are the characters in "The Doll's House" by Katherine Mansfield?
The characters in the short story "The Doll's House" are the following: Lil Kelvey- the older of the two Kelvey sister. In this way, Mansfield begins to compare the doll’s house with the Burnell’s family home, which is not opened to outsiders, but closed off by big white gates.
Furthermore, after Isabel Burnell later brags about the doll’s house, all of the little girls at school long to see inside of . In The Doll’s House by Katherine Mansfield we have the theme of class, prejudice, connection, hope, appearance and equality. A Stylistic Analysis of The Doll’s House.
Dra. Dina Dyah Ks, MA.
INTRODUCTION The Doll’s House (TDH) was written by Katherine Mansfield in This is a story about little girls from different class society in England who lived in the writer’s time. Stylistic Analysis of the Dolls House.
Uploaded by. Iman Alshemmery. 5/5(1). Kezia has much in common with Else Kelvey; both of them are the youngest child of their families.
“The lamp’s best of all” (Mansfield: 3), they found the little lamp in the doll’s house more fascinating than the other parts of it “I seen the little lamp” (Mansfield: 6). The Doll's House" is a short story by Katherine Mansfield.
It was first published in The Nation and Atheneum on 4 February and subsequently appeared in The Doves' Nest and Other Stories ().