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Why does Katherine Mansfield use the same names for characters in her short stories?

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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,...

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