Katherine Mansfield: Short Stories & Themes

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How does Mansfield approach gender roles in 'Marriage a la Mode'?

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1. Why doesn't Laura's mother cancel the garden party after the death of their neighbor.

2. What is the function of using death as a theme in so many stories?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Katherine Mansfield was a writer who greatly influenced modern-day short story writing. This quiz will ask you about Mansfield's short stories, as well as the literary techniques and themes she used throughout her work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be challenged to:

  • Understand how Mansfield approaches gender roles in Marriage a la Mode
  • Know why Laura's mother doesn't cancel the party after her neighbor's death
  • Remember why Mansfield uses death as a prevalent theme throughout her stories
  • Identify the technique Mansfield used to critique gender roles without marginalizing both sexes
  • Recognize a short story by Mansfield that was written shortly before she died

Skills Practiced

You'll apply the several skills, including:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Katherine Mansfield to answer questions about her short stories
  • Reading comprehension - be able to take away the most important information on the related Katherine Mansfield lesson
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding Mansfield's literary techniques and themes

Additional Learning

Review Katherine Mansfield: Short Stories & Themes to learn more about this writer's body of work. This lesson is designed to help students:

  • Learn about Mansfield's early life and career
  • Know what Laura says at the end of The Garden Party
  • Assess how Mansfield explores the theme of disappointment
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