Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Mrs Dalloway Key Quotes Essay Example
Mrs Dalloway Key Quotes Essay Clarissa-Ã¢â¬Å"She could not dispel a virginity preserved through childbirthÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"match burning in a crocusÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å" Do u remember how the blinds use to flap at bourtonÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"The curtain with its flight of birds or paradise blew outÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"She had a perpetual sense, as she watched the taxi cabs, of being out, out, far out to sea and alone; she always had the feeling that it was very, very dangerous to live even one dayÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Most exquisite moment of her whole life. Ã¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"She knew nothing; no language, no history; she scarcely read a book now, except memoirs in bedÃ¢â¬ The obvious thing to say of her was that she cared too much or rank and societyÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Holding her life in her armsÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"this is what IÃ¢â¬â¢ve made of it Ã¢â¬Å" Ã¢â¬Å"By artificial light the green shone, but lost its color nowÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Made to hide her dress, like a virgin protecting chastityÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Behind it all was that network of visi ting, leaving cards, being kind to people; running about with bunches of flowers, little presents all that interminable traffic that women of her sort keep upÃ¢â¬ . Ã¢â¬Å"Oh! Thought Clarissa, in the middle of my party hereÃ¢â¬â¢s death, she thoughtÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Life is made intolerable; they make life intolerable, men like that? Ã¢â¬Å"She was not worldly like Clarissa; not richÃ¢â¬ Septimus-Look, Look, Septimus! Ã¢â¬â¢ she cried.For Dr Holmes had told her to make her husband (who had nothing whatever seriously the matter with him but was a little out of sort) take an interest in things outside himself. Ã¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"The last shells missed himÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"It might be possible that the world itself is without meaningÃ¢â¬ . Ã¢â¬Å"Men trapped in mines; women burnt aliveÃ¢â¬ . Ã¢â¬Å"He had gone through the whole showÃ¢â¬ but Ã¢â¬Å"He was bound to surviveÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"The bed was falling; he was fallingÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Beauty [from] behind a pane of glass. Ã¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Congratulated himself upon feeling very littleÃ¢â¬ When he stared so and did not see her it made everything terribleÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Secret signal which one generation passes, under disguise, to the next is loathing, hatred, despair. Ã¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"To save an England which consisted almost entirely of ShakespeareÃ¢â¬â¢s plays and Miss Isabel Pole in a green dress walking in the Square. Ã¢â¬ Other-Ã¢â¬Å"She looked pale, mysterious, like a lily, drowned, under waterÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"why did he come merely to crtisiseÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Ellie Henderson bought cheap, pink flowersÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Fear no more the heat of the sun/nor the furious winterÃ¢â¬â¢s rageÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"The torture, the extraordinary passion of those daysÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å" The luster had left herÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬ ¦ Ã¢â¬Å"an echo of her old emotionÃ¢â¬ Critics- Ã¢â¬Å"an ordinary women on an ordinary dayÃ¢â¬ . Elaine Showalter, Ã¢â¬Å"I believe the war is being deliberately prolonged by those who have the power to end it. Ã¢â¬ - Ã¢â¬Å"Has now become a war of aggression and conquestÃ¢â¬ - Siegfried Sassoon letter to the times Ã¢â¬Å"I was neither living nor dead, I knew nothingÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬âT. S Elliot Ã¢â¬Å"A kind of queen Ã¢â¬Ë who Ã¢â¬Ë with divine graceÃ¢â¬ ¦ regenerates the post world war worldÃ¢â¬ Sandra M. Gilbert, No ManÃ¢â¬â¢s Land. Ã¢â¬Å"Undoubtedly this kind of novel tends to generate sympathy for the characters whoÃ¢â¬â¢s inner selves are exposed to view, however vain selfish or ignoble their thoughts may occasionally beÃ¢â¬ David Lodge, art of fiction During her parties it was not what she did or said that one remembered but rather the extraordinary sense of her being thereÃ¢â¬ Lucio P. Ruotolo Ã¢â¬Å"At her most interesting, she is a snobbish, vain, repressed lesbian who has dabbled in culture but for the most part of the novel she is only a shadow, poetically enshrined. Ã¢â¬ Paul Bailey, Ã¢â¬Å" Into the Waves Ã¢â¬Å"It is a novel that explores Ã ¢â¬ËpeopleÃ¢â¬â¢s ability to cope with changeÃ¢â¬ - Elaine Showalter, introduction As the teams head brass Ã¢â¬Å"I sat among the boughs of the fallen elmÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"That stewed an angle of the fallowÃ¢â¬ The blizzard felled the elm whose crest I sat inÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"I watched the clods crumble and topple overÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"The horses started and for the last timeÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"They killed him. It was back in March, the very night of the blizzardÃ¢â¬ Eleanor Farejeon writes, Ã¢â¬Å"I asked what we were fighting forÃ¢â¬ He picked up the ground between his fingers and said Ã¢â¬Å"for thisÃ¢â¬ Free verse, narrative poem, 3 parts, begins and ends in same way (lovers) Tears Ã¢â¬Å"It seems I have no tears left. They should have fallen- their ghosts, of tears have ghosts, did fall- that dayÃ¢â¬ . When twenty hounds streamed by meÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"But still all equal in their rage of gladnessÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Upon the scent, made on, like a great dragonÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Young English countrymen, fair- heard and ruddy, in white tunicsÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"And silence, told me truths I have not dreamedÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬ËThe British GrenadiersÃ¢â¬â¢. Ã¢â¬Å"The music piercing that solitudeÃ¢â¬ free verse appropriate for the flow of a memory This is no case of pretty right of wrong Ã¢â¬Å"That politicians or philosophers can judgeÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"I hate not Germans, nor grow hot with love of Englishmen, to please newspapersÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"A kind of god he is, banging a gongÃ¢â¬ But I have not choose between the two, or between justice and injusticeÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Can rake out of the ashesÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"That ages made her that made us from the dustÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"She he all we know and love byÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"We love ourselves we hate her foeÃ¢â¬ . Ã¢â¬Å"Out of the other an England beautiful and like her mother that died yesterdayÃ¢â¬ Couplets towards the end suggest heÃ¢â¬â¢s made his decisionÃ¢â¬ Aspens Ã¢â¬Å"The aspens at the cross-roads talk together of rainÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"The sounds that for these 50 years have been heardÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"The whisper of the aspens is not drownedÃ¢â¬ Calls their ghosts from their abodeÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Aspens must shake their leaves and men may hearÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Whatever wind blows, while they and I have leavesÃ¢â¬ set rhythm abab continuity and structure of poets place in society Words Ã¢â¬Å"Out of us all that make rhymes will you chooseÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"As the winds use a crack in a wall or a drainÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"To whistle through choose me you English words? Ã¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"You are light as dreams, tough as oakÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"PoppiesÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"CornÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Burnet roseÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬ËStrange as the races of dead and unbornÃ¢â¬ Worn new again and againÃ¢â¬ fixed structure, what is he saying is free-celebrating words Old Man Ã¢â¬Å"I love it, as some day the child will love itÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Thinking perhaps of nothingÃ¢â¬ -Ã¢â¬Å"Not a word she saysÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"I can only wonder how much hereafter she will remember Ã¢â¬Å"And me forbidding her to pickÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"As for myself, where first I met the bitter scent is lostÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"I have mislaid the keyÃ¢â¬ to the Ã¢â¬Å"gardenÃ¢â¬ of memories Ã¢â¬Å"only a dark nameless avenueÃ¢â¬ blank verse- appropriate t reflect his blank memory/narrative.