Feminism Revealed From Lily’s Picture in To the Lighthouse

Jingrui HUI

Abstract


Narration about Lily and her picture runs through Woolf’s masterpiece To the Lighthouse. Through analyzing the metaphor of Lily holding a brush and the blankness left in the middle of the picture, this paper aims to illustrate the feminist thoughts revealed from the picture.


Keywords


Feminism; Blankness; Lily’s picture; Women; Men

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.sll.1923156320130703.3924

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