Something Childish But Very Natural has ratings and 38 reviews. Ilse said: If love was a red dressShort story writer Katherine Mansfield ( Love is in the air in Katherine Mansfield’s ”Something Childish but Very Natural” when Henry meets Edna. Both young characters grapple with this. Katherine Mansfield Texts Collection · New Zealand Texts Collection he turned over the pages until a title struck his eye—Something Childish but very Natural!.

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This small collection of short stories makes me want to go back and read everything Katherine Mansfield has ever written.

The train slowed down and the lights outside grew brighter. Jul 01, Katie rated it liked it Shelves: My first attempt at reading books by Katherine Mansfield.

Something Childish But Very Natural

Yes, that’s just it. But in my sleep veery you I fly, I’m always with you in my sleep, The world is all one’s own, But then one wakes and where am I? Later, they go to a concert, and she appears somewhat distant. Her train arrived at seven.

He was at the station far too early, mnasfield a pack of silly thoughts at his heels as it were driving him up and down.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Delicate nuance and simplicity makes this beautifully touching tale, one that is acutely perceptive and heartrending.

Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. It isn’t even down her back. Shakespeare enjoyed recognition in his own time, but in the 17th century, poets and authors began to consider him as the supreme dramatist and poet of all times of the English language. Nya-tan is simple and suffers from memory loss, and she tries various foolish ways to become a member. The reader never finding out as to whether Edna has successfully made the leap from childhood to adolescence or whether she is prepared to show Henry the same commitment he is showing her.

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Whether he had forgotten what it felt like, or his head had really grown bigger since the summer before, Henry could not decide. At all stages of the story Henry has understood and accepted the stance that Edna has taken. Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion P Apr 09, Emilie rated it it was ok. He did not read many nor did he possess above half-a-dozen.


How strange Edna was that day! Member feedback about Real Steel: On the train, he starts talking to a girl, until she tells him she will be there again every evening.

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He’d have to start for the station at half-past six. He couldn’t leave it like that. His affectionate name by relatives is Shin-chan. The man at the concert hall didn’t seem at all surprised that I had the money. Oh, Henry, I could sit and cry, I love you so to-night. She leaned her elbows on her knees and cupped her chin in her hands. Henry Jekyll feels he is battling between the good and bad within himself, thus leading to the struggle with his alter ego, Edward Hyde.