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  1. Oct 2020
    1. But she had already forgotten Hennie. I was forgotten, too. She was trying to remember something... She was miles away.

      This drives home the surrealist tone of the entire story. Reality is warped in this space and Mansfield emphasizes the connection between physical distance and emotional distance here with "remember" and "miles away". It's reminiscent of Alice at Mad Hatter's tea party - the whole affair is chaotic, and it is difficult to ascertain whether the here and now is real.