• Uiyu
    5. What is our narrator’s opinion of Max Kelada? 6. What sort of things does Max Kelada do that gets him labelled as "Mr. Know-All"? 7. Why didn’t Mrs. Ramsay want Mr. Kelada to look at her pearls? 8. Did your opinion of Max Kelada change by the end of the story? How? 9. What do you...
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  • One Hit Wonder
    the main focus is on the Ramsay family and their journey to the lighthouse. 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...
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  • Modern English Literature
    WOOLF(1882-1941) also believed that reality, or consciousness is a stream. Life, for both readers and characters, is immersion in the flow of that stream. Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse are among her best works. * ALDOUS HUXLEY(1894-1963) wrote Point Counter Point, Brave New World, and After Many...
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  • Mr.Know All
    Mr. Know All I was prepared to dislike Max Kelada even before I knew him. The war had just finished and the passenger traffic in the ocean-going liners was heavy. Accommodation was very hard to get and you had to put up with whatever the agents chose to offer you. You could not hope for a cabin to yourself...
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  • The War in to the Lighthouse
    the best foreign books that gained her the reputation as one of Britain's most important living authors. In 1925, Woolf presented the theme of War in Mrs. Dalloway. In this novel, her criticism against war and the patriarchal society is political, sharp, and overt. However, the treatment of World War I...
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  • Beyond Binary Opposition ——
    of hope and wonder surrounding the lighthouse. 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...
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  • Mr. Know-All
    Mr. Know - All  - Summary The story takes place in international waters on an ocean going liner sailing from San Francisco, U.S.A to Yokohama, Japan on the Pacific ocean. As the war had just ended, it was difficult to get accommodations. Therefore, the narrator had to share a cabin with a total stranger...
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  • Mr Kelada
    story/the narrator namely: I. Therefore, the narrator describes Mr. Kelada only from his point of view or his prejudices. The story starts with the narrator already expressing his dislike for the character, Mr. Max Kelada. He hasn’t even met Mr. Kelada before but he has already chosen to disassociate him...
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  • Alkuwari
    A Feminist Perspective of Virginia Woolf’s Selected Novels: Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse. Dr. Isam M. Shihada * ‫ﺍﻟﻤﻠﺨﺹ‬ ‫ﺘﻬﺩﻑ ﻫﺫﻩ ﺍﻟﺩﺭﺍﺴﺔ ﺇﻟﻲ ﻓﺤﺹ ﻤﺴﺎﻫﻤﺔ ﺍﻟﻜﺎﺘﺒﺔ ﻓﺭﺠﻴﻨﻴﺎﻭﻟﻑ ﻟﻠﻘﻀﻴﺔ ﺍﻟﻨﺴﻭﻴﺔ‬ Mrs. Dalloway (1925) and To the Lighthouse ‫ﻓـﻲ ﺭﻭﺍﻴﺎﺘﻬـﺎ ﺍﻟﻤﺨﺘـﺎﺭﺓ‬ ‫)7291( ، ﺤﻴﺙ ﺘﺒﻴﻥ ﻫﺫﻩ...
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  • Mr.Know All
    tranh luận, trừ một người đàn ông tên là Ramsay cũng cùng ngồi ở đó. Ông Ramsay cũng võ đoán không thua gì Ông Kelada và rất phật ý với sự tự tin quá đáng của “The Levantine” này. Những cuộc tranh luận giữa họ rất gay gắt và không bao giờ kết thúc. Ramsay làm việc trong một Dịch vụ lãnh sự Mỹ và đóng...
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  • proffesor
    literary text? 6. What is understood by implication of precedence? 7. Can you give an example of implicit detail? INTERPRETATION OF THE TEXT MR. KNOW-ALL by W. Somerset Maugham I was prepared to dislike Max Kelada even before I knew him. The war had just finished and the passenger traffic in...
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  • To the Lighthouse - Art
    and life helps Lily to connect with the character of Mr. Ramsey, whose intellectual snobbery had previously repulsed her. Mr. Ramsey, too, has worried about mortality and human achievement. Lily's feelings about her art allow her to feel empathy for Mr. Ramsey, because she is finally able to recognize their...
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  • Fifth
    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, who jumps...
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  • To the Lighthouse
    include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own (1929) with its famous dictum, "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction". Also available on Feedbooks for Woolf: • Mrs. Dalloway (1925) •...
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  • To the Lighthouse- Death and Passing
    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 we were to take her at face value she would seem rather...
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  • Van Hoc Anh
    Stylistic Analysis of Somerset Maugham’s “Mr. Know-All” W. Somerset Maugham is best known for his urbanity, his wit, his controlled sense of writing, and his ability to describe not only objectively but also so realistically that he has been accused of lifting stories directly from life. Many of his...
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  • Guilt
    Business many characters feel guilt due to the snowball incident. Dunny Ramsay feels extremely guilty because he had anticipated that Percy, with whom he had been arguing, would throw one final snowball at him before he eats dinner. He felt Mrs. Ramsay’s pain when she was crying. “I had never heard an adult...
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  • Pizza Hut
    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 unworldliness; he knows nothing about trifles; he loves dogs and his children. He has eight. Mr. Bankes...
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  • To the Lighthouse
    paintings in order to see “the colour burning on a framework of steel; the light of a butterfly's wing lying upon the arches of a cathedral;” however, Mr. Tansley kept whispering in her ear that “Women can’t paint, women can’t write…” (78). It is a known fact that Woolf’s To the Lighthouse is her most...
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  • Alienation during the Victorian Era
    continuously receives hits from him as he “bullied and punished” her and “every morsel of flesh in [her] bones shrank” when he came near her (Bronte 7). Mrs. Reed, her aunt, puts Jane in the red room as a punishment for hurting John and she becomes mentally scarred by this as she believes it is haunted by...
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