Woolf Notes—Day 3 of

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Woolf Notes—Day 3 of “Mrs. Dalloway” Woolf was interested in exploring what fiction had only too rarely been interested in, before: ‘Examine for a moment an ordinary mind on an ordinary day’ ‘Modern Fiction’—1925 ‘Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of a man at twice its natural size.’ A Room of One’s Own Her aesthetic sees the world as essentially liquid, with characters and
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Unformatted text preview: consciousness floating, buoyed by currents, sometimes pressed down to decline and death. Clarissa thinks back on her life and (implicitly) considers the paths she did not takePeter; Sally. Pioneering Modernist Writer Exquisite, Keatsian Style Modernism with refinement Experience; Desire; Memory Paved way for the exploration of the central issue of our time: Equality of opportunity for women; the sexual revolution...
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2009 for the course ENG English taught by Professor Bruster during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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