What Are the Themes in "A Cup of Tea" by Katherine Mansfield?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 29, 2020 11:58:52 PM ET

One theme in Katherine Mansfield's "A Cup of Tea" is how the aristocracy treat other people. Another theme is how the aristocracy, despite their wealth, are insecure and often project onto others the attributes they hate about themselves. In her singular concern for status and wealth, Rosemary represents the aristocracy.

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