USFSP Honors Program Theses (Undergraduate)

First Advisor

Lisa Starks, Ph. D. Instructor, College of Arts and Sciences

Second Advisor

Joyce Karpay, Ph.D. Instructor, College of Arts and Sciences

Publisher

University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Document Type

Thesis

Language

en_US

Date Available

2012-04-04

Publication Date

2006

Date Issued

2006-05-07

Abstract

Virginia Woolf was tortured by limitations in her both life and writing. What modem critics now see as innovative and unique aspects of her style, she identified as flaws. Besides never being able to find a perfect balance between intellect and expression in her writing, Woolf also found limitations within language. Sue Roe explains that through her essays on silence, Woolf "expressed her sense that the English language was no longer equipped to suggest the nuances of emotional and psychological insight" (14). To her, modem English is not expansive enough to express the emotions that lingered inside the human soul.

Comments

A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the University Honors Program, University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

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