Category: To the Lighthouse

Does it seem to you a just criticism that in “To the Lighthouse” the usual concerns of a novel---character and plot---have been sub-ordinated to symbols and ideas? 0

Does it seem to you a just criticism that in “To the Lighthouse” the usual concerns of a novel—character and plot—have been sub-ordinated to symbols and ideas?

It is not criticism but reality that “To the Lighthouse” is symbolical representation of themes like human nature. Every character, every object, every scene and every situation has a meaning attached to it. Readers...