Does Miss Brill come to a realization about her life or does she ignore the truths that have been presented to her?

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I think that this is where Mansfield's story truly takes a sense of flight from being very good to being downright great.  To fully answer the question, we might have go back a bit and set up what is happening.  Go to the park.  Miss Brill is engaging in her usual Sunday afternoon practice, presuming that the entire world is present and is for her and her alone.  The two lovers sit down at the bench and begin to ridicule her and she recognizes it for what it is.  At that moment, the answer to your question is present.  Her reaction is not noted, yet given that she had to hear it,  I think that...

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