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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Why will you children insist on giving parties!

      Mansfield plays with irony in this scene again. Clearly, Mrs. Sheridan is as excited, perhaps, even more so than her children to have this garden party. To complain about it seems sanctimonious. She even bought those many pink lilies and showed no slightest interest in postponing the party when they found a dead man outside their gate.