Everything you need to understand or teach Flush by Virginia Woolf.
"Flush" by Virginia Woolf, is the biography of a red cocker spaniel that was owned by English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Woolf's inspiration was her own cocker spaniel, Pinka. Woolf had read the letters and poems that Browning had written about her dog, Flush. Woolf decided that he would be an interesting subject for a biography and although it is narrated in the third person, the book is written mainly from the perspective of the dog. As Virginia Woolf implied to a friend, "Flush" was really her dog, "Pinka," who she used as a model for the red cocker.
The book begins with a brief history of the cocker spaniel. The breed originated from Spain years before it was imported to England. The breed was named "spaniel" because it chased the many hares that the Carthaginians discovered on the land that would become Spain. The Carthaginian word for...
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