DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.12.001
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Tzu Yu Allison Lin

Abstract: In this paper, the author read Henry James's The Awkward Age and Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway's Party, in order to demonstrate the dialectical moment of London's age and ageless. The age of London is in the character of literary works, as Clarissa Dalloway comes to show the reader her feelings while walking on the London street. At the gate of St James Park, she has the dialectical moment of feeling "very young; at the same time unspeakably aged" (Woolf, 2010). That is a moment which represents a particular s…

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