Individuality in the Analysis of Quentin Compson and Septimus Warren Smith


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Individuality: An Analysis 
of Quentin Compson and 
Septimus Warren Smith
     In his “Study of Thomas Hardy”, D. H. Lawrence examined individuality and wrote, “Looking over the Hardy novels, it is interesting to see which of the heroes one would call a distinct individuality, more or less achieved, which an unaccomplished potential individuality, and which an impure, unindividualized life embedded in the matrix, either achieving its own lower degree of distinction, or not achieving it.” 
     In thinking about these aspects of individuality in relation to the character Quentin Compson in William Faulkner’s novel The Sound and the Fury and the character Septimus Warren Smith in Virginia Woolf’s novel Mrs. Dalloway, it is...
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