In Mrs. Dalloway the reader get a sense of the characters are through their thoughts. In Mrs. Dalloway the point of view, constantly change from character to character with their stream of consciousness. Woolf uses free indirect discourse “the point of view from which we necessarily read real minds, as opposed to literary, transparent minds” (Edmondson). The characters and the world around them consist on modern and traditional values. The Prime Minist...
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...nection commercialism with liberalism, the head with the heart” (Pattarakulvanit 6).Later Helen and Leonard have an affair, which Helen become pregnant and with the news getting to her family, Henry Wilcoxs disowns her because is having a baby out of wedlock;
" It is unreasonable, but the request of an unhappy girl. Tomorrow she will go to Germany, and trouble society no longer. Tonight she asks to sleep in your empty house--a house which you do not care about, and which you have not occupied for over a year. May she? Will you give my sister leave? Will you forgive her--as you hope to be forgiven, and as you have actually been forgiven? Forgive her for one night only. That will be enough" (Forster).
Henry is reminded that he too once had an affaire with a young woman, Jackie Bast, Leonard wife. Henry treats his situation and Helena is though there is no comparison.
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