The Garden Party


Katherine Mansfield

Teachers and parents! Struggling with distance learning? Our Teacher Edition on The Garden Party can help.
A “green-coated” band arrives in the afternoon and plays at the garden-party. The Sheridans’ ability to hire a band reflects their class status, and Laura worries about this repeatedly. When one of the workmen asks, Laura emphasizes that it is a “very small band” so as to not offend. Later, she worries that the Scotts might hear the band while they grieve and asks her father whether the band can have a drink.
Get the entire The Garden Party LitChart as a printable PDF.
The Garden Party PDF