The Question and Answer section for To the Lighthouse is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I'm sorry, it is impossible to answer your question without further information. What "stanza" are you referring to?
What is the most effective revision to make in sentence 3? A Maggie would sit and listen to the sound of the waves when she missed him by the shore. B When Maggie missed him, she would sit by the shore she would listen to the sound of the waves. C Maggie
Between A and B, I would choose B.
When Maggie missed him, she would sit by the shore she would listen to the sound of the waves.
Few novels capture the ephemeral (relationships as being temporary) nature of life as poignantly as Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse. Reality, when conceived of as a collection of fleeting moments, seems as chaotic and fluid as ocean waves....