Flashcards in To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf Deck (23)
The novel centres on the Ramsay family and their visits to t
he Isle of Skye in Scotland between 1910 and 1920.
The novel is set in the Ramsays' summer home in
the Hebrides, on the Isle of Skye
Briscoe finds herself plagued by doubts throughout the novel, doubts largely fed by the claims of _______________, another guest, who asserts that women can neither paint nor write.
_______________ has lost her grandmother's brooch on the beach.
How many sections in the text
To The Lighthouse
Mrs. Ramsay dies, as do two of her children – __________dies from complications of childbirth, and ____________ is killed in the war.
Prue and Andrew
Ramsay finally plans on taking the long-delayed trip to the lighthouse with daughter ____ and son _________
Cam(illa) and James
They are accompanied by the sailor____________- and his son, who catches fish during the trip.
What will outlive the memory of Shakespeare, according to Mr. Ramsay?
A small stone
As the novel begins, how does young James Ramsay occupy himself?
He clips pictures from the Army and Navy Stores catalogue
To whom does Lily show her painting?
To what does Mr. Ramsay liken the progress of human thought?
Why does Paul Rayley feel dissatisfied by his marriage proposal?
He feels tricked by Mrs. Ramsay
What article of clothing does Mrs. Ramsay make for the lighthouse keeper’s son?
What poem does Mr. Ramsay recite to himself on the beach?
The Charge of the Light Brigade”
Who chooses Mrs. Ramsay’s jewelry for the dinner party?
What revives interest in Mr. Carmichael’s poetry?
His new volume of poems published during World War I
What does Mrs. Ramsay read when she joins Mr. Ramsay after the dinner party?
When Mrs. Ramsay discovers the children awake in the nursery, what does she do to help them sleep?
She covers a skull that hangs on the wall with her shawl
What does James feel towards his father Mr. Ramsay?
Which character languishes in literary obscurity until his verse becomes popular during the war?