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In CliffsNotes on Mrs. Dalloway, you explore one of Virginia Woolf’s greatest works, which is about life, love, friendship, and acceptance. Here, you meet Clarissa Dalloway as she’s preparing for a party she will host that evening; and Septimus Smith, a shell-shocked war veteran struggling with the aftereffects of going to battle.
This study guide carefully walks you through every step of a day in the life of Clarissa and Septimus by providing summaries and critical analyses of each chapter of the novel. You'll also explore the life and background of the author, Virginia Woolf, and gain insight into how she came to write Mrs. Dalloway. Other features that help you study include
- A list of characters
- Character analyses of Clarissa and Septimus
- A review section that tests your knowledge
- A bibliography for more study
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Get the most from great literature with CliffsNotes, the original study guides. Written exclusively by experienced teachers and educators, CliffsNotes are the resource of choice for todays students. These user–friendly guides make studying a snapby highlighting key themes, literary devices, and more. With hundreds of titles available in an easy–to–use format, CliffsNotes has the right guide for you. Inside youll find valuable insights on Woolfs Mrs. Dalloway, including: Characters Character descriptionswhos who at a glance Character analysis (of Clarissa Dalloway and Septimus Warren Smith) Themes and Background Summary of each scene, with critical commentary Clear explanations and analysis Overview of Woolfs life and work Study Aids Review questions Bibliography