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This paper is a Compare and Contrast essay that illustrates the characters of two stories named Miss Brill ***** A Rose For Miss Emily. The ***** 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.

Compare and Contrast

Rose ***** Miss ***** by William Faulkner and Miss ***** by Ka*****rine Mansfield relates the stories of two women who had been through a lot in ***** p*****st lives ***** were trying to relive their past in their present. The characters of both Miss Emily and ***** Brill are the same. While Miss ***** relates her ***** 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 Miss ***** 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 ***** same ***** yet so ***** in their ***** and their personality.

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

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

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

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

M*****s Brill put up her hand and touched her fur. Dear little thing! ***** was nice to feel it again. She had taken it out of its box th***** afternoon, shaken out the moth powder, given it 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 the nose, which

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