The Mark on the Wall


Virginia Woolf

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The Mark on the Wall Characters

The Narrator

The only substantial character in this story is the narrator; everything that occurs is filtered heavily through her thoughts and stream of consciousness reflections. Though never named, the story heavily implies that the narrator is… read analysis of The Narrator


The person who interrupts the narrator is implied to be her husband (though a gender is never noted), given that the two are sitting alone in their living room smoking cigarettes after tea. He announces… read analysis of Someone