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Mma Ramotswe beats Mrs. Dalloway

Who doesn’t know Virginia Woolf? For those who love reading or watching movies, she is definitely not an alien. Virginia Woolf She is known as one of the most influential authors of the century, and the fact that Nicole Kidman got the Oscar as Best Actress for her portrayal as Virginia Woolf in The Hours strengthens Woolf’s name in the history. Nicole Kidman's receiving Oscar The Hours itself is a movie based on a novel with the same title by Michael Cunningham, whose inspiration was taken from the book Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. Since I was still in junior high school, I already knew that Virginia Woolf was a famous author. It was later reinforced when I enrolled as university student majoring in psychology. That day, at Introduction to Psychology class, my lecturer explained a sub-chapter of abnormal psychology about manic-depressive disorder or bipolar disorder that is a mood disorder in which an individual alternates between periods of depression and mania. Virginia Woolf