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Group 5--Mansfield

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In the story, The Doll's House, by Katherine Mansfield, The story tells about the lives of 3 middle class children who recieve a doll's house from their family friend Mrs. Hays. As they choose their friends to let them see the doll's house (or Isabel picks the people who see the house), but they don't show it to two poor sisters. The story shines on the cruelty younger children give to each other without even caring.

 

Katherine Mansfield was born in Wellington New Zealand in 1888. With her and her two sisters, she was sent to London, and she met her friend Ida Baker, which later on becomes her life long friend. By 21 she had an affair with Garnett Trowell and became pregnant. She married George Bowden, but left him the same day. She also had a miscarriage. With all the events happening, it influeced her to write the German Pension. She married again to John Middleton Murray, but her health became to fail with tuberculosis. At 34 she died  

Tomalin, Mary. "The Doll's House and Other Stories." plrcatalogue.pearson.com. Penguin Readers Factsheet. 23 Feb 2007 <http://plrcatalogue.pearson.com/Samples/PRFS_0582418119.pdf>.

Facts:

 

The story The Doll's House was set in New Zealand in the late 1800's

Mansfield, Katherine. The Doll's House. student. Columbus: Glencoe/Mcgraw-Hill, 2002. 

 

The Doll's House was written during the time when Bertha Young was blissfully happy.

Tomalin, Mary. "The Doll's House and Other Stories." plrcatalogue.pearson.com. Penguin Readers Factsheet. 23 Feb 2007 <http://plrcatalogue.pearson.com/Samples/PRFS_0582418119.pdf>.

 

The Doll's House is one of a trilogy of books.

Tomalin, Mary. "The Doll's House and Other Stories." plrcatalogue.pearson.com. Penguin Readers Factsheet. 23 Feb 2007 <http://plrcatalogue.pearson.com/Samples/PRFS_0582418119.pdf>.

 

The setting in the Doll's House was when New Zealand was a self-governing British colony.

Mansfield, Katherine. The Doll's House. student. Columbus: Glencoe/Mcgraw-Hill, 2002.

 

Bertha Young, the person who is seeing the events in The Doll's House, is seeing the evenst through an open door.

Tomalin, Mary. "The Doll's House and Other Stories." plrcatalogue.pearson.com. Penguin Readers Factsheet. 23 Feb 2007 <http://plrcatalogue.pearson.com/Samples/PRFS_0582418119.pdf>.

 

The moral of The Doll's House is to stop the cruelty other children face agains each other.

Tomalin, Mary. "The Doll's House and Other Stories." plrcatalogue.pearson.com. Penguin Readers Factsheet. 23 Feb 2007 <http://plrcatalogue.pearson.com/Samples/PRFS_0582418119.pdf>.

 

The short story written after The Doll's House is the Garden Party.

Tomalin, Mary. "The Doll's House and Other Stories." plrcatalogue.pearson.com. Penguin Readers Factsheet. 23 Feb 2007 <http://plrcatalogue.pearson.com/Samples/PRFS_0582418119.pdf>.

 

 

 

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