Katherine Mansfield's "Her First Ball"

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Title: Katherine Mansfield's "Her First Ball"
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Date: July 1, 2009
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The very structure of the setting (the fairy-tale-like touch) is a part of a young girl’s perspective on life. Part of the feminine color in this story is the way it focuses on female fashion, age, customs and traditions---in short, all are part of feminine subjective experience...
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The focus on fashion is revealed when Leila enters the ladies’ room. There, the ladies were fixing their looks by seeing to their hair, tucking handkerchiefs into their clothes, and smoothing their gloves. Also, fashion terminologies suggesting the female world are used, such as “invisible hairpins” and “powder” (p...
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