Essays Tagged: "Dalloway"

"Mrs dalloway" Virginia woolfs

With a comparison to Clarissa Dalloway and Septimus warren smith. These citizens grow up under the same social institutions and al ... presents individuals that are uncannily similar. These two individuals carry the names of Clarissa Dalloway and Septimus Warren Smith. Clarissa and Septimus, share the quality of communicating throug ... nsistently sees routine and habit around her but seems discontented Clarissa, she was now, "...Mrs. Dalloway; not even Clarissa any inside Mrs. Dalloway's soul, lies her belief character, the side tha ...

(3 pages) 100 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Importance of Time in Virginia Woolf's "Mrs Dalloway".

Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway is a modernist novel, which shows new techniques to express a different point of view with ... e. This technique shows the thoughts and feelings of different characters. Most of the time, in Mrs Dalloway, the narrator enters their consciousness to show us their memories. However, this perceptio ... ifferent.In fact, the novel within the framework of twenty-four hours reveals the whole of Clarissa Dalloway's life and that of Septimus Warren Smith. To begin with, we have the memories of Clarissa D ...

(16 pages) 170 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The hours" by Michael Cunningham.

by Michael Cunningham's 1998 novel, The Hours, which was in turn inspired by Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway.The film opens with Virginia Woolf's 1941 suicide. She places stones in her pockets and wad ... hears voices. She succumbs to "moods." And she writes furiously. At the moment, she's writing Mrs. Dalloway. Her husband, Leonard, has removed her from the oppressiveness of city life in London and t ...

(4 pages) 98 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare the morality of the values displayed by societies represented in "The Great Gatsby" and Mrs. Dalloway.

om the English equivalent? The values of the societies represented within The Great Gatsby and Mrs. Dalloway tend to be superficial in the respect that people's morals are confused and shallow. The na ... ls and dreams. Gaudy parties are good representations of the social chaos. Jay Gatsby and Clarrissa Dalloway are both well known for their parties within each novel; the parties offering hope and a so ...

(8 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hours - Film Analysis

urces" at the end of the novel (229-30), and his central intertext taken from fiction, Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway. By entitling his novel "The Hours" -- one of the titles Woolf considered for her novel in ... nist canon. In The Hours, all three narrative strands are in one way or the other connected to Mrs. Dalloway: the sections entitled "Mrs. Woolf" follow the author Virginia Woolf through a single day i ...

(48 pages) 364 3 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

A comparative study of the presentation of characters' mental states in Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf and The Hours by Michael Cunningham.

rld seen bythe sane and insane side by side." Virginia Woolf's description ofher intentions for Mrs DallowayBy clarifying Mrs Dalloway as a story of insanity and suicide we are lead to presume that th ... to the point of being almost indistinguishable. Michael Cunningham The Hours is a descendant of Mrs Dalloway; Cunningham attempts to readdress Woolf's concerns without the restrictions of historic cen ...

(10 pages) 132 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mrs. Dalloway as a Modernist text

are concerned with time, its passage and the difference between external and inner time (e.g., Mrs. Dalloway). Mrs. Dalloway was written between 1922 and 1924 and was published in May 1925. It is a cl ... ng she had done before and established her reputation as a major modernist writer. The form of Mrs. Dalloway is, of course, something to ponder. It was deemed " experimental " in its day, and Woolf be ...

(8 pages) 91 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

London as setting for "Mrs. Dalloway"

n, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.'' --Samuel JohnsonIn "Mrs. Dalloway", Virginia Woolf uses the setting of the city of London to effectively show the vastly diff ... bit the same period of time, they display completely different responses. The protagonist, Clarissa Dalloway, enjoys the experience from her position of privilege and comfort. Septimus Warren Smith, b ...

(6 pages) 48 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


Clarissa Dalloway's life in Virginia Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway" consists of fashion and exotic parties and part ... s a struggle between fulfilling social expectations and realizing her passions. She married Richard Dalloway not because she loved him, but because she wanted "marry the prime minister and throw parti ... deep role in society, as she fulfills these expectations.Septimus Warren Smith, her double in Mrs. Dalloway commits suicide in order to free himself from such pressure and social expectations. Critic ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Septimus Vs. Clarissa: "Mrs. Dalloway", written by Virginia Woolf

ant elements that can be analyzed throughout a novel, a book without themes is not a book. In "Mrs. Dalloway", written by Virginia Woolf, there are many aspects that can be analyzed. The most importan ... ry present throughout the novel. The first line of the novel makes a perfect example for this,"Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself," (p.1). This tells us that she was so lonely that s ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Mrs Dalloway" by Woolf

technique". The action is limited temporarily to a single day in life of its chief character, Mrs. Dalloway, with a few other people. As the heroine shops or talks, dresses or eats, we are inside her ... jor characters moving round each other in two concentric circles, Clarissa, Peter Walsh and Richard Dalloway in the one Septimus and Rezia Warren Smith in the other. And then around of these two circl ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Briefly discuss about interior monologue in "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia woolf.

R.L. Chambers has pointed out "in Mrs. Dalloway the action of the book is limited temporary to a single day in the life of the chief charac ... the chief characters, spatially to a single place, London, and emotionally to the relations of Mrs. Dalloway with few other people." but the action is presented through the stream of consciousness of ... thinking but can not make it action. They just thinking and confused of what they want .same as mrs Dalloway. Her she is thinking of her pastSeptimus suffers from a nervous breakdown, abnormal self-co ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Relevance of Gender In Society: A research paper on Virginia Woolf's views on gender roles using three of her books, "To the Lighthouse", "Mrs. Dalloway", and "A Room of One's Own".

identity was a totally psychological process" (Bland. J. Freud, The Father of Psychoanalysis). Mrs. Dalloway is bursting with Woolf's views on gender. The fact that Septimus was created to be a double ... ursting with Woolf's views on gender. The fact that Septimus was created to be a double of Clarissa Dalloway reinforces the idea that Woolf found gender to be irrelevant. On the outside, Clarissa and ...

(8 pages) 88 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Post World War I Novel. Short biography on Virginia Woolf and book report on her work "Mrs. Dalloway"

Post World War I Novel"Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia WoolfThe ending of World War I in Europe left England in a state of physical a ... uman life, property and also a way of life. In the rubble of this war, Virginia Woolf's novel, Mrs. Dalloway, erupted.Virginia Woolf was the daughter of a literary critic from London. She was home sch ... hts movement as well as an active contributor in the literary circle of the period. Her novel, Mrs. Dalloway, was considered her first real literary accomplishment. This novel employed what was called ...

(4 pages) 20 0 1.7 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mrs. Dalloway

Throughout the novel, Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf, the protagonist, Clarissa Dalloway is constantly struggling with her re ... oo much of her, and can see through her, Clarissa feels she has no alternative but to marry Richard Dalloway, rather than Peter. Her marriage to Richard seemed safe and secure, with Richard expecting ... ss of Clarissa than Peter ever did. However, this lack of intrigue and challenge begins to dull the Dalloway's relationship and by the time Peter reappears, there is little left to the marriage.It is ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare And Contrast How The Novels Explore Sanity

Within the two novels Mrs Dalloway and The Hours, there are many ideas, which explore the ideas of sanity and insanity. ... can be seen within characters within both novels. For example, the character of Septimus within Mrs Dalloway is a good example of the popularly categorised insane. The character of Septimus¡&brv ...

(10 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Fear of death in Mrs. Dalloway

In "Mrs. Dalloway" Woolf discovered a new literary form that expresses the new realities of postwar England. ... e finely interwoven thoughts of the characters.Woolf develops the book’s protagonist, Clarissa Dalloway, and myriad other characters by chronicling their interior thoughts with little pause or ex ... en, however, the threads do not cross, leaving the characters isolated and alone.Characters in Mrs. Dalloway occasionally perceive life’s pattern through a sudden shock, or what Woolf called a &# ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Masculinity in Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Mrs. Dalloway is a complex and compelling modernist novel by Virginia Woolf. In the novel, published in 1 ... it at work, at its most intense.'Critics have continually overlooked her intentions in writing Mrs. Dalloway. According to them, she has been concerned with private consciousness, which incorporates t ... in the stark reality of the external world.Woolf presents conventional male characters like Richard Dalloway, Dr. Holmes and Sir William Bradshaw, who indicate the cultural values and preserve the aut ...

(5 pages) 30 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Henry’s and Septimus’s Deadly Disorder

o a Veteran who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.Woolf introduced Septimus Smith in Mrs. Dalloway as a Veteran of World War I and Erdrich introduced Henry Lamartine Jr. in Love Medicine as ... d in separate novels, they still shared pragmatic similarities when returning home from war.In Mrs. Dalloway, Woolf successfully portrays to her readers Septimus Warren Smith chaotic views of the worl ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Gender in Mrs Dalloway and Bliss

Question 8: Gender in Mrs Dalloway and Bliss.�I am going to be discussing the similarities and differences between two ... scussing the similarities and differences between two modernist literary works; I will be using Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf and Bliss by Katherine Mansfield. Bliss was first published in 1920 and M ... ions could be seen as to be a factor that led Woolf to include homosexuality and bisexuality in Mrs Dalloway, her way of approaching modernism.There weren't many female writers in previous history due ...

(11 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers