Mrs. Dalloway - pages 131-174 Summary & Analysis

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Richard returns home, flowers in hand. Clarissa is surprised but thrilled at the red and white roses. Those are the only flowers that in her mind, should ever be cut. Clarissa did not know the reason for the flowers but did not care. She chats with Richard but does not really hear or understand what he is supposed to be doing at Committee that afternoon. It has something to do with the Armenians or Albanians, neither of which held any interest for Clarissa Dalloway. Richard lets the flowers convey his love for Clarissa. There is something that prevents him from saying the words, no matter what happens or what she says. Richard tries to make it plain that he is happy and loves Clarissa; he simply cannot say it.

Richard brings pillows and a blanket downstairs, insisting that Clarissa rest for...

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