Day 1

Mrs. Dalloway Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    In-class Free-Writing: Inner Monologue

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will explore the medium of 3rd-person introspection to better understand Woolf's mode of narration.

    Common Core Standards:



    Open this exercise by asking a student volunteer to read a paragraph-long passage from the first ten pages of Mrs. Dalloway, such as Clarissa's meeting with Hugh Whitbread or her thoughts while buying books at the bazaar.

    Discuss, during a five-minute introductory lecture, how Woolf uses third-person introspection and inner monologue as the chief means of character and plot development...

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