Mrs Dalloway”, Virginia Woolf’s modernist novel which mimics the unjust nature of 1920’s society in England focuses on the dark places of British culture at that time, and more importantly, the nature of its upper class. Woolf explores the patriarchal authoritarian abuses that were prevalent within this society, such as the oppression of women, colonial races and the mentally ill.
Symbolism in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway Spring 2013 1 1. Introduction Modernist literature, known for its interesting break with traditional writing, both in terms of contents as well as narrative techniques, remains relevant even though nearly a century has passed from the time of writing. The topics and narrative techniques and the way the.