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Mrs. Dalloway-Silence

In Mrs. Dalloway, Woolf uses silence as a means to heighten our sense of the character’s inner thoughts. By emphasizing quiet and stillness, the tormented thoughts of a character like Septimus become more pronounced. 275 more words


Oh my, what a blurry of a week it’s been. I am super excited to have my time to myself again. Tonight’s plans are guilt-free crafting and falling asleep before eleven, I’m stoked. 116 more words

Inspiration Friday

Mrs. Dalloway: Peter Walsh & Rezia Warren Smith.

In Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway (1925), both Peter Walsh and Rezia Warren Smith suffer emotionally from their love interests, but both characters use this unhappiness in different ways. 425 more words

The Flowers and Sally: Femininity in Mrs. Dalloway

The theme of flowers play heavily in the novel Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. The first act that we see Clarissa doing in the novel is buying a bouquet of flowers for her party. 273 more words

Time is an important theme in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway. The passage of time in this book is shown through London’s Big Ben as the clock strikes at certain points in the book. 364 more words

Perpetual Silence Within Mrs. Dalloway

Perpetual silence in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway is a reoccurring theme. There are many instances within this novel where there is just complete silence. Many times, it is silence between the characters. 303 more words


In Mrs. Dalloway the idea of time is unique compared to other stories.  In Mrs. Dalloway there is not a linear movement of time and instead the story appears to jump through time then be brought back to the present by the ringing of Big Ben the clock tower.   186 more words