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Virginia Woolf: Not So Simple
A discussion of Virginia Woolf's claim in her essay "Professions for Women" that her story is a "simple" one.
# 127752 | 1,250 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (British) , Literature (English) , Women Studies (Historical Figures)


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This essay provides a discussion of Virginia Woolf's claim in her essay "Professions for Women" that her story is a "simple" one. The essay maintains that a careful reading of the essay shows Woolf's story and journey as a female author living in the patriarchal Victorian era was anything but simple.

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"During the nineteenth century in Victorian England, the lone purpose of women was to exist for the care, comfort and flattery of men. In Virginia Woolf's essay "Professions for Women", the author uses a Victorian era construct that depicted this sacrificial and selfless form of woman known as the Angel in the House. As noted in lecture, the Angel in the House was a phantom literary device. The angel of the house is a class-based type Victorian novelists, poets and painters..."

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