Why does Katherine Mansfield use the same names for characters in her short stories?
If we look at a range of Mansfield's excellent short stories we can see that two families are used again and again in her fiction . In "The Garden Party" for example, the Sheridan family, with their children Jose, Laura and Laurie are introduced, and they crop up again in a number of stories,...
(The entire section contains 158 words.)
check Approved by eNotes Editorial