Mrs. Dalloway | Study Guide

Virginia Woolf

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Author

Virginia Woolf

Year Published

1925

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama

Perspective and Narrator

Virginia Woolf wrote Mrs. Dalloway using the literary technique stream of consciousness to slip in and out of the direct thoughts of various characters. The anonymous narrator tells the story from a third-person omniscient point of view.

Tense

Mrs. Dalloway is written in the past tense.

About the Title

Mrs. Dalloway is the name of the main character, Clarissa Dalloway. She is a wealthy middle-aged Englishwoman who reexamines her relationships with others and her attitude about the passage of time during the events of a single day.

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