In the story “Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield, a lonely woman, Miss Brill, relates how she maintains herself when she got the subject of ridicule by being an English teacher in Paris. The reader learns that the story attempts Brill to use an imagination to protect herself from the reality of her existence. This plot, through comparatively straightforward, leads the reader into an inspirational experience. By the woman as a main character in that story, it included the feminism theory which describes the woman’s struggle while the main character tried to maintain herself. And the story’s setting contributes highly ever upgrading; the frenetic of society, as Mansfield’s treatment of time, place, and situation cause the readers to use good timing, stay for a while, and enjoy at the moment.
The time of day and of season in which “Miss Brill” is set introduces fascinating moment and good timing. The story informs the reader that when Miss Brill feels comfortable to taken her fur out the box that afternoon; it is “Although it was so brilliantly fine – the blue sky powdered with gold and great sports of light like white wine splashed over the Jardins Publiques – Miss Brill was glad that she had decided on her fur.” As the reader already knows that Miss Brill wants to spend her time at the afternoon, the very mention of “gold and great sports of light” describes the atmosphere at afternoon. The added suggestion that this is a season of “a chill from a glass of iced water before you sip” introduces an atmosphere of the coolness on winter: planted in the reader’s mind that it is the applied a good time to hang out and have fun. Not amazingly, the story mentioned that it is “afternoon” when Brill had taken her fur out of its box. By setting the narrative at the time of day and of season when the afternoon on winter, Mansfield causes the reader to suspect that something fascinate is about to happen.
The place on which “Miss Brill” is set introduces wonderful place to stay for a while. The story informs the reader that if Miss Brill is sitting on the seat when she gives an attention for those people who talked each other; it is “Only two people shared her special seat.” As the reader already knows that Miss Brill would like to hear a conversation of the other people besides her, the very mention of “special seat” proves that the place has a sense of cozy to stay. The added suggestion that this is place of “behind the rotunda the slender trees with yellow leave down dropping” describes a wide place: planted in the reader’s mind that there are some people who visit that place. By setting the narrative at the place where the seat near the green rotunda, Mansfield causes the reader to suspect that something fun is about to happen.
The situation of “Miss Brill” is set introduces an enjoyable story. The story informs the reader if Miss Brill liked to watch a crowd and pay an attention of the conversation which people talk about, it is “Other people sat on the benches and green chairs, but they were nearly always the same, Sunday after Sunday, and – Miss Brill had often noticed – there was something funny about nearly all of them.” As the reader already knows that Miss Brill like to spending her time by hear the other conversation, the very mention of “had often noticed” proves that it is really an enjoyable moment to doing her favorite activity. The added suggestion that this is the situation of “how she loved sitting here, watching it all!” describes an interesting moment: planted in the reader’s mind that look around and overhear all of the conversation can be a good idea to spend the leisure time. By setting the narrative at the enjoy situation, Mansfield causes the reader to suspect something relax is about to happen.
As a consequence, the manner in which Mansfield has described time, place, and situation in “Miss Brill” presents extremely to increase the effect of this tale upon the reader. The reader responds with an atmosphere of coolness that happened in the afternoon. In following the story’s character into a unique idea that people never think before that grows steadily more fantastic at every turn, the reader’s feeling of good timing, stay, and enjoy; then, assured by unique descriptions of time, place, and situation that the best has happened, the reader is easy to understand with the effective way that made in the story’s closing words. Mansfield’s use of setting in this story reproduces effects employed in inspirational movie – effects that motivate the viewers for do something better, completely absorbed in plot and atmosphere. It is terrific that a short story can create with words the same response that cinematographers shot the beautiful panorama to support the movie.