I attempted this exercise on Curtis Brown’s excellent ‘ Start your Novel course’ and it does reveal how much the point of view of any narrative, substantially affects the outcome! The use of first person POV when dealing with a speaker with grandiosity, drained me!
Mansfield’s mind is beautifully captured here! I love the way she could so naturally catch an idea and chase it , allowing expansion and playfulness, but never losing the reader’s interest. “The mind I love must have wild places, a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop