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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. About what does the narrator claim "almost without exception they are shown in their relation to men."
2. In talking about Carmichael's novel, what does the narrator find herself slipping "unthinkably" into?
3. What does the narrator say that the modern woman writer may use writing as, rather than self-expression?
4. What age does the narrator say has been the most sex-conscious?
5. The effect of masculinity upon poetry is different from its effect on the _____.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the shift in point of view that takes place at the end of the novel. Why is it important? How does Woolf address potential critics? What does she reveal as the motive for this lecture?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the consistent references to rhythm and flow throughout the text. What imagery evokes a rhythmic flow in the narrator's story? What does Woolf explicitly say about rhythm and unity?
Essay Topic 3
Is A Room of One's Own a work of fiction, or merely an essay? Discuss the structure of the story and the elements of fiction within it.
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