'The Little Girl' by, KATHERINE MANSFIELD is a story of a little girl, Kezia who on account of little understanding about her father, usually remained scared of him. She kept a distance from him, whenever he would be at home. Her father is a strict disciplinarian who commands everyone in the house and is very short-tempered. Kezia is extremely frightened of her father and feels relieved every day when he leaves for work. The story takes a turn when Kezia realizes that he is not a bad father. Her father took her to his own bed. She lay beside him. Then she realised that her father was not bad. It was her father asked her to rub her feet against his legs to make them warm.