• Mr Know All
    page in complete sentences.) 1. What is special about Mrs. Ramsay? 2. What kind of man is Mr. Ramsay? 3. Write down at least 3 things that Mr. Kelada did that annoyed the narrator. 4. Which of those could be considered cultural difference, and which were just a...
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  • Beyond Binary Opposition ——
    . Though she realizes that Mr. Ramsay is correct in declaring that foul weather will ruin the next day’s voyage, she persists in assuring James that the trip is a possibility. Mr. Ramsay is really a person who has all qualities that human beings have.She plays several roles quite well—mother,wife and...
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  • Mr. Know-All
    sensing that he was disliked by everybody. He was very chatty and talked as if he had been superior to everybody else. The passengers mocked him and called him Mr. Know - All even to his face. There was another dogmatic person on the ship - Mr. Ramsay who was an American Consular Serviceman stationed in...
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  • The War in to the Lighthouse
    possibility of going to the Lighthouse the next day. It creates a tension atmosphere, due to the different opinions between the Ramsays. In the second part, “Time passes”, Mrs. Ramsay died, her eldest son, Andrew, was killed during World War I, and Prue, her daughter, died during childbirth. Their house...
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  • Woolf
    position in this novel can be seen especially in the job distribution between male and female in the household. First of all, women (represented by Mrs. Ramsay) in TL are much presented as the “angel in the house.” Virginia Woolf herself explained this phrase in Professions for Women (a paper read to...
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  • One Hit Wonder
    . While reading this novel, readers come across a variety of personalities and “needy persons” that suffer from their own insecurities. The character that stands out the most is the father, Mr. Ramsay. He is the most needy person because there are many scenes in this book that display his insecurities...
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  • Modern English Literature
    though she must fly against convention, she marries George, and the book ends with the happy couple staying together in the Florence pension again, in a room with a view. To the Lighthouse By: Virginia Woolf Chapter I The novel opens with Mrs. Ramsay assuring her son James that the weather will...
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  • Mr Kelada
    between Mr. Kelada and Mr. Ramsay. In the discussion about real or imitations pearls that Mrs. Ramsay is wearing, Mr. Ramsay doubts Mr. Kelada’s competence in this field. So the two men bet whether the pearls are real or not and the loser will give the winner 100 dollars. Of course, Mr. Kelada never wants...
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  • Pizza Hut
    the bark of the pear tree were irrevocably fixed there for eternity. You have greatness, she continued, but Mr. Ramsay has none of it. He is petty, selfish, vain, egotistical; he is spoilt; he is tyrant; he wears Mrs. Ramsay to death; but he has what you (she addressed Mr. Bankes) have not; a fiery...
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  • To the Lighthouse - Art
    valued? He reflects dismally that the stone he kicks with his boot will out last Shakespeare. In chapter 6 part 1, Mr. Ramsay thinks his grand philosophical contribution to the world seems family trivial when described in letters of an alphabet. Mr. Ramsay sees himself as a hero struggling to reach...
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  • proffesor
    it all his own way, for the doctor was lazy and I was frigidly indifferent, except for a man called Ramsay who sat there also. He was as dogmatic as Mr. Kelada and resented bitterly the Levantine's' cocksureness. The discussions they had were acrimonious and interminable. Ramsay was in the American...
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  • To the Lighthouse
    , do not use this file for commercial purposes. 2 Part 1 The Window 3 Chapter 1 "Yes, of course, if it's fine tomorrow," said Mrs Ramsay. "But you'll have to be up with the lark," she added. To her son these words conveyed an extraordinary joy, as if it were settled, the...
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  • Alkuwari
    . In Mrs. Dalloway, (1925), Clarissa tries to discover a means of communication with others, but she fails to overcome her sense of loneliness. In To the LightHouse (1927), though the Ramsays and their guests live together, each is an isolated soul. Woolf dedicated her novels to analyze the...
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  • Guilt
    guilt at all throughout the novel. When Ramsay tries to confront him with the responsibility, Percy takes no responsibility when he states, “I threw a snowball at you and I guess it gave you a good smack.”(Page 16) Percy seriously thought he did not hit Mrs. Dempster which resulted in no guilt until...
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  • Mr.Know All
    , except for a man called Ramsay who sat there also. He was as dogmatic as Mr Kelada and resented bitterly the Levantine`s cocksureness. The discussions they had were acrimonious and interminable. Ramsay was in the American Consular Service and was stationed at Kobe. He was a great heavy fellow from...
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  • Fifth
    Part One - Mrs Dempster 1.The story of Dunstan (then called Dunstable) Ramsay’s life begins in 1908 when Ramsay is ten years old. He and his "lifelong friend and enemy" Percy Boyd Staunton have been sledding together and have quarreled, and on the way back to town Percy throws a snowball at Ramsay...
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  • Van Hoc Anh
    ship - Mr. Ramsay who was an American Consular Serviceman stationed in Kobe, Japan. He was on his way to Kobe after having picked up his pretty little wife, who had stayed on her own in New York for a whole year. She looked very modest. Her clothes were simple although they achieved an effect of quiet...
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  • Life and Death in Viginia Woolf
    previous critics had theorized. While the opposite ends of the spectrum are easily identifiable through Mr. and Mrs. Ramsay, the characters balancing the weight are of a much greater importance to the question of being. In the essay, “Towers in the Distance”, Diane Cousineau delves into the understanding...
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  • Alienation during the Victorian Era
    at the Ramsay’s summer home, she makes choices that separate her from other women during the 1920’s such as choosing to be an artist and not seeing the need to marry. She rejects the idea to marry even though Mrs. Ramsay, a strong believer in traditional values, believes William Bankes would be a...
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  • To the Lighthouse- Death and Passing
    much is said about a person but not to them, so much is thought but not expressed. In many ways we are left with characters alone who seem lost in themselves even when surrounded. Take for example Mrs. Ramsay, a character highlighted for her rather social behavior. What is so interesting is that if...
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