Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Mrs Dalloway-Mrs Ramsay

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Italy
    Posts
    8

    Post Mrs Dalloway-Mrs Ramsay

    The female element in Virginia Woolf's best known novels "Mrs Dalloway" and "To the Lighthouse" is well exemplified by the main characters, Clarissa Dalloway and Mrs Ramsay. I find the character of Mrs Ramsay more fascinating, intriguing and modern than that of Mrs Dalloway. This evanescent and misterious figure of woman reminds me of some impressionistic paintings. Who agree with me in considering Virginia's character similar in some aspects to some impressionistic paintings and Virginia's writing style impressionistic itself?

  2. #2
    Vincit Qui Se Vincit Virgil's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    20,349
    Blog Entries
    246
    I completely agree about Mrs. Ramsey is way more fascinating than Mrs. Dallowat. I'm actually not that big a fan of that novel, but I think To The Lighthouse is one the greatest of novels in English.
    LET THERE BE LIGHT

    Books are embalmed minds.

    My literature blog: http://ashesfromburntroses.blogspot.com/

Similar Threads

  1. Literary analysis of a passage of Mrs Dalloway
    By mag_g in forum Woolf, Virginia
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 05-17-2017, 03:20 AM
  2. Mr.Know-All by W. Somerset Maugham
    By darkangleiii in forum Maugham, Somerset
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 09-08-2009, 11:21 PM
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-29-2008, 09:20 AM
  4. Summer '07 Reading: 'To The Lighthouse' by Virginia Woolf
    By Scheherazade in forum Forum Book Club
    Replies: 293
    Last Post: 07-07-2008, 09:50 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •