Mrs. Dalloway Summary & Study Guide

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Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf is a book about Clarissa Dalloway and her life as an upper class politician's wife. The book begins in the middle of June. Clarissa Dalloway, a woman living in the Westminster section of London, is enjoying the beautiful weather and thinking about her absent friends. Clarissa thinks about the fact that the War is over, the King and Queen are nestled in the Palace, and although there are many things one may be unhappy about, the truth is that the people there loved life.

Clarissa is planning a party that will include all of the notable people in London from the Prime Minister to people in important social circles. Clarissa frets about the party and strives to make it perfect.

The reader meets Lucrezia and Septimus Warren Smith. The couple is out at the park. Rezia frets because something has happened...

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