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Wednesday, January 29

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    Attributes of Modernist literature
    Attribute
    What does it mean?
    Is this present in Woolf's writing? How can we see this in Mrs. Dalloway?
    Perspectivism
    the locating of meaning from the viewpoint of the individual
    Virginia Woolf makes Mrs. Dalloway "speak" as though it is another day for her,
    she is not informing anybody of her life or information about her.
    Impressionism
    a style that aims to capture a feeling or experience rather than to create an accurate depiction
    Virginia Woolf uses Clarissa Dalloway's inner world to capture the events of the novel with a constant stream of impressions and emotions.
    The (re)presentation of inner (psychological) reality
    As a result of runing towards the internal, the concept of psychological time become more important. Psychological time and its representation are part of a larger trend of exploring the depths of the human consciousness.
    Modernists were fascinated by the problematic representation of psychological time.
    This is shown in Virginia Woolf's writing through indirect speech to show a character's train of thought.
    Virginia Woolf transformed the man-made concepts of reality, time and space into her own artistic device in order to express both an inability to escape completely from the tickings of the chronological clock.
    Heavy use of symbolism
    The immense use of objects, ideas or actions that represent deeper meanings than that that may be seen on the surface.
    The Big Ben is a reoccurring object/sound that symbolises the connection between character and reality. Each sane character at one time or another refer to and recognise the sounds the Big Ben makes. Although each character think and act differently what brings them all back to the same place is the Big Ben.
    The attachment of Peter and his pocket knife.
    “Psychological” time rather than chronological time
    To be stuck in psychological time it means that we make a problem out of a situation and we wont let go of it. By being is psychological time we loose track of normal chronological time and become immersed in a problem.
    Ms. Dalloway could be used as an example of a character who becomes lost in psychological time. Instead of focusing entirely on her current events alot of her consciousness is concerned about her past events and actions that she could never seem to get over.
    Reality and experience are presented as fragmented
    Juxtaposition
    Two very different things making a contrast.
    Allusion to other texts
    Open, or ambiguous endings
    The use of open endings enables the author to give a closer depiction of 'reality' in the story. 'Solutions' to conflicts are not set in stone--whether it closes the story to a full circle is undisclosed. Readers are to make of it [the ending] what they want--whether they choose to perceive the ending as good/bad/suitable.
    The ending of Mrs. Dalloway simply states "It is Clarissa...For there she was". It is an ending that doesnt tell of the fates of the characters, including the titular Mrs. Dalloway herself. Readers do not know if Mrs. Dalloway is happy with the party she has fretted over in the novel, nor do readers know what happens to Septimus' widow, Lucrezia. They are simply left wondering.
    - Micah

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Tuesday, October 22

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    A close analysis focusing on IDENTITY and MORTALITY {mrs dalloway (CLOSE READING example).docx} [Mr A] - written in response to the passage where Clarissa stares into her mirror then begins organising the party
    A close analysis focusing on IDENTITY, SEXUALITY and SOCIETY {Example exam close analysis (woolf).docx} [unfinished, Mr A] - written in response to the mid-year practice exam
    THE TEMPEST
    The Tempest statements (what can we say of the play) {Tempest messages.docx}

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