Essays Tagged: "Clarissa"

"Mrs dalloway" Virginia woolfs

With a comparison to Clarissa Dalloway and Septimus warren smith. These citizens grow up under the same social institutio ... nia Woolf 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 communicati ... actions, not words, and perceiving death as "defiance." Through these basic beliefs and mannerisms, Clarissa and Septimus, although never meeting, portray each other in their thoughts and actions. fee ...

(3 pages) 100 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

er, the novel as a whole can also be considered as an alternate succession of two plots: the one of Clarissa and the one of Septimus. These two characters already show two different points of view ove ... ad been different.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 C ...

(16 pages) 170 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and contrast the openings of the novels 'Enduring Love' by Ian McEwan and 'Knowledge of Angels' by J.Patton.

e;, when they hear a cry of help, and we are told nothing more of the narrator's relationship with 'Clarissa'. From this point onwards, there is no other reference or linkage to the title and the stor ... st, delaying the provision of information about what was wrong. The narrator asks himself "What was Clarissa doing?...What were we running towards?" , which slows the pace and changes to what the othe ...

(8 pages) 52 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The three central protagonists in Enduring Love could be said to represent science, art and religion. In the light of this statement, how far does this count for the conflict between the characters?

f bridging those whose outlooks are diametrically opposite, for example, art, science and religion (Clarissa, Parry and Jed). However, this only bridges them, it does not resolve any differences they ... ' when he experiences these feelings himself. For example, in the very first chapter when Joe meets Clarissa from the airport:' thirty-five minutes I experienced more than fifty theatrical happy ...

(7 pages) 58 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

atures is her work "Mrs Dalloway." This book is about life, flowers and love. The main character is Clarissa. At the beginning I would like to talk about action in this book.The action of Mrs. Dallowa ... picted one day in people's lives. No. On the contrary Virginia Woolf has revealed the whole life of Clarissa, her view of life and thoughts about other people. It is amazing how in one day she has man ...

(3 pages) 125 4 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

London as setting for "Mrs. Dalloway"

they inhabit 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 ... t of these characters' lives, which all intersect, directly or indirectly, at the end of the day at Clarissa's party.The busy streets of London on a fresh June morning provide the perfect setting for ...

(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 ... However, she yearns for something more, as she seeks deeper meaning than fine fashion and parties. Clarissa is always concerned with her appearances and tries to be the good girl and a perfect hostes ... seeks privacy and she keeps herself calm and rarely shows or shares her inner emotions with anyone. Clarissa uses her manners and conversations in order to hide who she internally is and desires as sh ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

, that can be analyzed through setting and characters, and they are: the similarity of Septimus and Clarissa, isolation, and the fear of death. They all relate because Septimus and Clarissa are both v ... d Clarissa are both very lonely individuals and both fear death.The similarity of both Septimus and Clarissa makes us see just one person, due to their behaviors. We do know that Clarissa has a double ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Mrs Dalloway" by Woolf

rsation. And we find these five major 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. ... rs such as, Sally Seton, Lady Bruton , Hugh Whitbread, Elizabeth Dalloway and the important foil to Clarissa, Doris Kilman.The entire action takes places in one day. It moves between Mrs. Dalloway's p ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

The novel has two plots but they are psychologically knitted together. Septimus is Clarissa's externalization of her mental states. He is the objectification of the frustration and bo ... externalization of her mental states. He is the objectification of the frustration and boredom that Clarissa is suffering from. He suggests her tormented soul. He, too, feels the need of "spiritual pr ... nts and a centre of references is of capital importance. What allows us to shift without a jar from Clarissa to Septimus, in front of the flower shop, is not their spatial contiguity, nor even the exp ...

(1 pages) 1365 1 2.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Imagine a reunion with three friends from your secondary school in 10 years time. How will your lives have changed?

up with a huge smile and waved vigorously at me, beckoning me to hurry up.Then it struck me. It was Clarissa and Jecintha. I was so overwhelmed, I could almost cry. I hurried towards their table and g ... We sat closely together and went straight to updating each other on the latest events in our lives. Clarissa just got married last year to one of our classmates, Matt Ng! She now works for ‘KL ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Mrs. Dalloway

Throughout the novel, Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf, the protagonist, Clarissa Dalloway is constantly struggling with her relationships, both past and present. Never sati ... Walsh, are picked apart and exposed throughout her daydreams and flashbacks of her younger days. As Clarissa prepares for her party, deemed her pride and joy, we are brought into her world and her int ... f her still present emotions toward Peter.Growing up and alongside Peter created a bond that scared Clarissa and rather than facing the fear and marrying Peter, Clarissa ran to the safety of a distant ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Character analysis Clarissa is a 5-year-old Amerindian. She has beautiful dark eyes, they said her tribe was Assiniboin ... lows, she becomes proud. She dreamed about horrible thing but then she dreamed to be a great dancer.Clarissa is really a dramatized character. The narrator tells us that she's filled with anger and la ... has a dream; she wants to be a dancer. She dances for fun not for money or anything like that. When Clarissa saw Molly dance she was fixated on her; she couldn't stop looking at those fancy movements. ...

(1 pages) 938 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare And Contrast How The Novels Explore Sanity

ws in their character that some may interpret is what makes them unstable or insane. Woolf presents Clarissa as vision of sanity, a woman who displays a social and moral conscience, the wife of a resp ... of sanity, a woman who displays a social and moral conscience, the wife of a respected politician. Clarissa is a symbol of stability and in contextual terms the personification of the perfect wife an ...

(10 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Fear of death in Mrs. Dalloway

lights the 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 pa ... “moments of being,” a way to endure.In spite of her heroic and imperfect effort in life, Clarissa, like every human being and even the old social order itself, must face death.She identifie ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hours: Novel vs. Film

ame time in some cases.In the novel, each chapter focused on either Virginia Woolf, Laura Brown, or Clarissa Vaughan. The chapters would alternate and show the women in different situations. The movie ... themselves. Another instance of something being given away too soon is the revelation that Richard, Clarissa's dear friend, is the same Richard that is Laura Brown's son. There was no outstanding effe ...

(3 pages) 2235 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

'How does this damn love unman me!' (Lovelace, Clarissa). How does the Rake figure illuminate the contradictions of masculine desire in Samuel Richardson's 'Clarissa'?

Clarissa emphasises how, in Richardson’s time, a woman’s morality was defined by sex, and ... ggle is represented through Richardson’s use of the epistolary form and his use of language in Clarissa, especially with the Rake Lovelace. The letter form is a unique way of exposing the seeming ... racter. Lovelace needs control and manipulates and orchestrates the events that lead to the rape of Clarissa Harlowe. However, we are given insight into Lovelace’s inner conflict, and this shows ...

(13 pages) 3192 0 4.2 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Masculinity in Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

, lacks the ability to completely communicate, which is seen when he wishes to express his love for Clarissa as he offers her flowers, but eventually stays quiet because of his stiffness and perhaps h ... arrassed. He also lacks the ability to acknowledge the pleasure in little things of life in the way Clarissa can. Richard regards tradition of foremost significance as opposed to passion or open commu ...

(5 pages) 30 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"The Supernaturalist", by Eoin Colfer

later then our current millennium, the third millennium. The story started out in an orphanage, the Clarissa Frayne Institute for Parentally Challenged Boys, located in Satellite City, a city controll ... ringed and intrigued. I cringed mostly at the start of the book because it was really cruel how the Clarissa Frayne treated the main character, Cosmo Hill, and the other orphanages by trying new chemi ...

(3 pages) 3655 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender in Mrs Dalloway and Bliss

ut what society was like but how there are those who differ in society that hide, Childs says that "Clarissa and Septimus have submerged their sexuality in the social convention of marriage" (2008:168 ... l women and for women's cultural oppression in general.(Minsky 1996:70)In Mrs Dalloway, Woolf gives Clarissa Dalloway a number of possibilities in regards to a partner, Sally Seton, Peter Walsh and Ri ...

(11 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers