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    A personal reflection about a piece of literature like, “The Fly”, asks you to reflect upon the text by making personal connections to it, how you might sympathize or empathize with characters,...

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    Woodifield looks around the office as the Boss points out how nice everything is, and sees the photo of the Boss' son in his army uniform. That triggers the story of his wife and daughter going to...

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    From the description that we get in the story, the most salient descriptors of the office of the boss are "snug" and "comfortable." The place is warm, elegant, and furnished anew. For two sad men...

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    "The Fly" by Katherine Mansfield has two main characters and one minor character. Unless of course you include the fly! First, we are introduced to Woodifield, who is constantly referred to as old,...

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    Leaving a character nameless may serve several purposes. It may be done to build up an air of mystery and enigma and intensify the suspense element. It could also be to use a character as a...

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    Similes are a type of metaphor, easily identified by "like" or "as". Check out the reference link below to read about why similes are used in poems. and he peered out of the great, green-leather...

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    The central theme of this short story is death, and how it conquers all. Death is shown through the visit of Woodifield to his old friend, the boss, who have both suffered loss through the death of...

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    The Fly is told from the perspective of The Boss, though it has a 3rd person narrator, making the point of view 3rd person limited. We see some development of The Boss's friend Woodifield, but just...

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    The fly= written by Katherine Mansfied's ,,,is a symble. and the mean idea about the The story ends without really resolving anything; there is no sense of closure at the end. At the end of the...

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    The fly that the boss so imperiously slaughters at the end of this short story cements the central theme of the story that is death and its inevitability. Critics note that in this story Mansfield...

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    The main theme found in this text is death. This theme is illuminated by the multiple deaths which happen over the course of the text. The main point is that death comes for all and no one can escape.

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    This excellent story relates to the theme of death, which is displayed in a number of ways in the story. Firstly, when the boss considers Woodfield, he sees a man who has to all intents and...

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    The Fly by Katherine Mansfield The Fly by Katherine Mansfield Summary The story “Fly” throws light on the fact that time is a great healer and it conquers grief. Mr. Woodifield comes to see his...

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    Probably to reveal the vulnerability of the boss's life(inspite of him being the BOSS) ...the bright red colour of the carpet signifies blood and the white ring patterns symbolises wreaths,relating...

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    The boss is unnamed in Katherine Mansfield's story. This implies a rather imbalanced overdetermination of his bossy nature over everything else that he is--a father most importantly. The character...

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    The "boss" cannot get over the grief of losing his son in the war, but one day after the visit of a friend who shares the same fate, he distractly plays with a fly landing on his desk in...

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