Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf

fiction classics reflective slow-paced

170 pages | first published 1925

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Heralded as Virginia Woolf's greatest novel, this is a vivid portrait of a single day in a woman's life. When we meet her, Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of party preparation while in her mind she is something m...
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Moods

reflective 88%
emotional 54%
challenging 48%
sad 28%
dark 11%
funny 10%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 7%
lighthearted 7%
mysterious 7%
relaxing 7%
tense 2%
adventurous 1%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 69%
medium 25%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 90% | A mix: 4% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 39% | Yes: 32% | No: 24% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 28% | No: 27%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

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3.74