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Read the excerpt from mrs. dalloway, and then complete the sentences that follow. mrs. dalloway by virginia woolf (excerpt) she’s looking at me, he thought, a sudden embarrassment coming over him, though he had kissed her hands. putting his hand into his pocket, he took out a large pocket-knife and half opened the blade. exactly the same, thought clarissa; the same queer look; the same check suit; a little out of the straight his face is, a little thinner, dryer, perhaps, but he looks awfully well, and just the same. "how heavenly it is to see you again! " she exclaimed. he had his knife out. that’s so like him, she thought. he had only reached town last night, he said; would have to go down into the country at once; and how was everything, how was everybody — richard? elizabeth? "and what’s all this? " he said, tilting his pen-knife towards her green dress. he’s very well dressed, thought clarissa; yet he always criticises me. here she is mending her dress; mending her dress as usual, he thought; here she’s been sitting all the time i’ve been in india; mending her dress; playing about; going to parties; running to the house and back and all that, he thought, growing more and more irritated, more and more agitated, for there’s nothing in the world so bad for some women as marriage, he thought; and politics; and having a conservative husband, like the admirable richard. so it is, so it is, he thought, shutting his knife with a snap. "richard’s very well. richard’s at a committee," said clarissa. and she opened her scissors, and said, did he mind her just finishing what she was doing to her dress, for they had a party that night? this excerpt from mrs. dalloway describes clarissa dalloway's meeting with peter walsh, whose proposal for marriage she turned down years ago. peter's fidgeting with his pen-knife and clarissa's use of her scissors during the conversation symbolize the description of peter's thoughts suggests that he clarissa's lifestyle. a) ability to put the past behind b)the tension between them c) the hidden desire to live together d) a uncertainty to modern life a) is unaware life of b) does not care about c)is curious about d)disapproves of

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