The Decisive Moment – Images
…innumerable waves spread beneath us… Everything falls in a tremendous shower, dissolving me.
The Waves, Virginia Woolf
From the old wood came an ancient melancholy, somehow soothing to her, better than the harsh insentience of the outer world.
Lady Chatterley’s Lover, D H Lawrence
It pisses God off if you walk by the colour purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it
The Colour Purple, Alice Walker
My glazed eye wandered over the dim and misty landscape … I had some fear – or hope- that here I should die
Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
Her pleasure in the walk must arise from…the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges…
Persuasion, Jane Austen
So silent the world with the sun just peeking above the horizon..
Sunset Song, Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Fear no more, says the heart, committing its burden to some sea
Mrs Dalloway, VirginiaWoolf
Austen, J (1993) Persuasion, Wordsworth Editions, Hertfordshire p59
Bronte, C ( 1971)(Dunn, R. Ed) Jane Eyre, Norton, London p283
Gibbon, L (2003) Sunset Song, Canongate Classic, Edinburgh
Lawrence, D H (1993) Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Penguin, London p68
Walker, A (1983) The Colour Purple, The Women’s Press, London
Woolf, V. (1996) Mrs Dalloway, Penguin, London p 45
Woolf, V (2000) The Waves, Wordsworth Editions, Hertfordshire