Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf

fiction classics emotional 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 89%
emotional 47%
challenging 38%
sad 25%
dark 13%
funny 8%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 7%
lighthearted 7%
relaxing 7%
mysterious 5%
tense 5%
adventurous 1%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 72%
medium 23%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 91% | A mix: 5% | N/A: 1% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 36% | No: 35% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 29% | No: 25% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.74

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