Hauntings of the Past

“He was right there. The last shells missed him. He watched them explode with indifference” (Woolf 143).

Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway. Harcourt Inc., 2005, ed. Bonnie Kime Scott, pg. 143

Septimus seems to be unable to escape his past from the war, thinking back to his to fallen comrade Evans, slowly going mad as interpreted by Woolf’s style of writing.