Essays Tagged: "Mrs Dalloway"

The Silenced Body: Institutionalization of gender and gender regimes

gate and repress the female body of her self and identity.I will use, for my discussion, the novels Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf, andFrankenstein, by Mary Shelley. Thorough the use of these novels ... of self and other, and then seeks to reduce the other to sameness or complement.Through this sense Mrs. Dalloway works as the 'conscious' process for which theconventional social beliefs, (of women a ...

(6 pages) 159 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

"Mrs dalloway" Virginia woolfs

he consistently 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 sid ... may be revealed in the next. The belief that herÔ that everything will work out, eventually. Mrs. Dalloway before the party remarks that, 'If it were now to die, 'twere now be most happy.'"(p. ...

(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 w ... nique. 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 perce ... ance of every hour. Nevertheless, Woolf has chosen to entitle the novel with a less explicit name: "Mrs Dalloway". But after all, Clarissa, as we will further see, is a woman who gives a great importa ...

(16 pages) 170 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The hours" by Michael Cunningham.

pired 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 an ... . She 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 ...

(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.

am from 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. T ... his desires are impossible to fulfil. She is not perfect in any way but his perception.Time within Mrs. Dalloway is signified by the hours and half hours being sounded by a variety of clocks (for ins ...

(8 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

e world 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 tha ... nt, 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 ...

(10 pages) 132 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Time and place in Virginia Woolf`s novel "Mrs Dalloway"

body. They do not leave the reader cold, may be it is because of her way of writing, as it is said:"Mrs. Woolf has culture and intelligence, she writes from a strong and genuine productive impulse; he ... me sense of romance in it. One of the books that involve these characteristic features is her work "Mrs Dalloway." This book is about life, flowers and love. The main character is Clarissa. At the beg ...

(3 pages) 125 4 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

White Teeth - comment ;marriage: Archie and Clara's, Clarissa and Richard's

Woolf and Zadie Smith came two characters: Joyce Chalfen from With Tooth and Clarissa Dalloway from Mrs. Dalloway. The two both differently and distinctly shared a common bond. They are both married p ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dalloway

Clarissa Dalloway's life in Virginia Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway" consists of fashion and exotic parties and part of high society. However, she yearns ... y her 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. C ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

mportant 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 imp ... is very 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 t ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Mrs Dalloway" by Woolf

sness 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 insid ... mportant foil to Clarissa, Doris Kilman.The entire action takes places in one day. It moves between Mrs. Dalloway's preparation for her party in the morning and her presiding over it in the evening on ...

(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 c ... e of 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 consciousnes ... ays 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 sel ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Two plots of the Novel 'Mrs. Dalloway' by Virginia Woolf are Psychologically United

ed of "spiritual privacy" which is constantly threatened. He objectifies "the death of the soul" of Mrs. Dalloway and the contemporary civilization. Jean Guiget, a critic, has thus commented on the ps ...

(1 pages) 1170 1 2.0 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 physi ... of human 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 hom ... s rights 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 c ...

(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 h ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the role of place and setting in texts on your course. Shelley's "Frankenstein", Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway", and Defoe's "Moll Flanders".

ay in novels, I have chosen to study the three following novels: Shelley's "Frankenstein", Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway", and Defoe's "Moll Flanders".Places and setting play an important role in Shelley's " ... and setting are equally as important in the second novel we are looking at, Virginia Woolf's novel "Mrs. Dalloway"."Bitter and burning, Miss Kilman had turned into a church two years three months ago& ...

(13 pages) 34 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What in your view is distinctive about Woolf's use of prose narrative to represent the relationship between knowledge and intimacy in Mrs Dalloway?

Mrs Dalloway is widely regarded as one of Virginia Woolf's crowning artistic achievements; it stands ... ermittently provide us with a closer representation of the truth surrounding the central figures in Mrs Dalloway.The narrative structure of the novel is inextricably bound by the nature of what the au ... to look at a Dutch picture), this body, with all its capacities, seemed nothing - nothing at all. (Mrs Dalloway, p. 11.)What Clarissa acts out here is less significant than the reactions, which take ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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. ... his 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¡ ...

(10 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

THE ROLE OF PLACE

uss the role of place and setting in the three following novels: Shelley's "Frankenstein", Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway", and Defoe's "Moll Flanders".In order to analyze the role which place and setting can ... ay in novels, I have chosen to study the three following novels: Shelley's "Frankenstein", Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway", and Defoe's "Moll Flanders".Places and setting play an important role in Shelley's " ...

(13 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Masculinity in Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Mrs. Dalloway is a complex and compelling modernist novel by Virginia Woolf. In the novel, published ... show 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 incorpora ... from the Diary of Virginia Woolf. (1953). Ed. Leonard Woolf. London: Grafton, 1978.Woolf, Virginia. Mrs. Dalloway. London: Penguin.

(5 pages) 30 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors