The biography of Septimus Warren Smith
1.What do we know about Septimus Warren Smith? What assumptions do we make about him? What is Rezia so nervous about? What might people “notice” about him?
2.What does Septimus share with Clarissa? How are they different?
3.Consider the growing theme of observation and social decorum. Who feels the most pressure from the world surrounding them? How does Woolf build an idea of that world?
4.What is the relationship of the individual to society? What are a few different articulations of this tension?
5.How do people relate to one another?