A Room of One’s Own

by: Virginia Woolf

Chapter 4 Quick Quiz

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The narrator asserts that early women writers arose from “comparative freedom and comfort”, citing which aristocratic 18th-century poet?

2 of 5
Which writer does the narrator criticize for having had potential, but wasting her time “scribbling nonsense”?

3 of 5
Which writer does the narrator cite as a trailblazer, whose tomb all other women should “let flowers fall upon”?

4 of 5
Of which novelist does the narrator write, “Her imagination swerved from indignation and we felt it swerve”?

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In the narrator’s view, what was the greatest obstacle for 19th-century women writers, e.g. Austen and the Brontes?