• Great Beginnings: Mrs Dalloway

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Great Beginnings     Comments No comments
    Dec
    18

    Mrs DallowayYou all know the Great Beginnings drill. Today’s is from Virginia Woolf’s 1925 novel Mrs Dalloway:

    Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.

    Some believe that you can tell a great deal about a book by its opening line. If so, what does this opening tell us about Woolf’s novel? What questions are raised by this first line? What do we learn?

     

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