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This paper is a Compare and Contrast essay that illustrates the characters of two stories named Miss Brill and A Rose For Miss Emily. The paper shows how both characters were similar and different in their ways, personalities and attitude. This paper also highlights some quotes from the stories to support its claim.

***** and Contrast

Rose For Miss Emily by William Faulkner and Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield relates the s*****ries of two women who had been through a lot in ***** past lives and were try*****g to relive their ***** in their present. The characters of both Miss ***** and Miss Brill are the same. While Miss ***** ***** her past to ***** present with happy thoughts, Miss Emily considers her present an era that is trying to drift her away from her past. Both ***** characters of Miss Brill ***** Miss Emily symbolize loneliness. While ***** Brill tries to communicate with the outer world, Miss Emily on the other hand shuts herself away from her neighbors and town people. Both the characters are the same and yet so ***** in their ***** and their pers*****ality.

***** the beginning of both ***** stories, the audience very well realizes that both women are lonely. ***** Miss ***** tries to fight her loneliness *****, Miss Emily tries to make ***** peace with it. Miss Brill would come out every Sunday ***** in***** the park and witness the people around her go through so much. She ***** sit in ***** seat and watch all the actors perform for her.

*****re were a number of people out this afternoon, far more than last Sunday. And ***** band sounded louder and gayer. That was because the Season had begun. For although the b***** played all the year round on *****s, out of seas***** it was never the *****. It was like some one play*****g with only ***** family to listen; it didn't care how ***** played if there *****n't any strangers present" (***** Mansfield, ***** Brill).

***** ***** finds it hard to let go of her ***** after her father's death. She, unlike Miss Brill possesses an obstinate outlook towards life and comp*****ely refuses to change her style of living. "After her father's death she went out very little; after her sweetheart went away, people *****ly saw ***** at all" (***** Faulkner, A Rose For Miss Emily).

As a result ***** l*****liness, both Miss ***** *****nd Miss Emily are dependent upon certain figures in their lives. ***** Brill is dependent upon the band and her fur, ***** companions during the times of forlornness.

Miss Brill put up her hand and *****uched her fur. Dear little thing! ***** was nice to feel it again. She had taken it out of ***** box that afternoon, shaken out the moth powder, given ***** a good brush, *****nd rubbed the ***** back into the dim ***** eyes... Oh, how sweet it was to see them snap at her again from the red eiderdown!... But ***** nose, which


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