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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 ***** 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 ***** women who had been through a lot in their p*****st lives ***** were trying to relive their past in their present. The characters of both Miss Emily and Miss Brill are the same. While Miss ***** relates her past to her present with happy thoughts, Miss Emily considers her present an era that is trying ***** drift her away from her past. Both ***** characters of Miss Brill and Miss Emily symbolize loneliness. While ***** ***** 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 ***** yet so ***** in their ***** and ***** pers*****ality.

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

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

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

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

***** Brill put up ***** hand and touched her fur. Dear little thing! ***** was nice to feel it again. She had taken it out of its box that afternoon, shaken out the moth powder, given it a good brush, *****nd rubbed the life 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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