Study Guide

To the Lighthouse Part 2, Chapter 3

By Virginia Woolf

Part 2, Chapter 3

  • The novel has zoomed way, way out. A mysterious narrator talks about night succeeding night, death in battle, trees, moonlight, divine goodness, repentance, the sea, solitude, yadda, yadda, a sleeper stumbling from bed to seek an answer.
  • [We find out, in a single bracketed sentence, that Mrs. Ramsay died suddenly last night.]