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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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Table of Contents
|Life and Background||5|
|List of Characters||11|
|Out for Flowers||13|
|Peter in Regents Park||33|
|At Lady Bruton's||39|
|Richard and Clarissa||40|
|Elizabeth and Her Tutor||44|
|Before the Party||48|
|Septimus Warren Smith||56|