Woolf, “Mrs. Dalloway”: Connections

“Poor old woman,” said Rezia Warren Smith, waiting to cross.

Woolf, Virginia. Mrs. Dalloway. Benediction Classics, Oxford, 2017

The three never really “cross paths” here, but Peter sees Rezia and Septimus, and imagines they must be fighting and then Septimus mistakes Peter for his old war buddy Evans. Rezia also pities the same old woman that Peter did.

To add, both Peter and Rezia feel disconnected from the people they love…