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Unformatted text preview: which were now open to them and asking, Were they allies? Were they enemies? How long would they endure? So some random light directing them with its pale footfall upon stair and mat, from some uncovered star, or wandering ship, or the Lighthouse even, with its pale footfall upon stair and mat, the little airs mounted the staircase and nosed round bedroom doors. Taken from http://gutenberg.net.au LEVEL N STORIES OF OURSELVES 6. What similarities do you find between this description and the description in ‘The Lady in the Looking‐Glass’? What is the impact of these descriptions? What is Virginia Woolf’s purpose in describing the houses in this way? Comprehension Questions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Why are mirrors compared to open cheque books and confessional letters? What can be seen in the looking‐glass from the sofa in the drawing‐room? The...
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- Spring '14
- To the Lighthouse