Susa Travel on 7 In another place, however, she speaks of the waves as spectral in relation to the everyday life of the characters: The unreal world must be round all this-the phantom waves (D, 140). The shift from past tense in the interludes to present tense in the soliloquies supports the ide a that they belong to different incompatible or mutually exclusive realms. l shall return later to this issue. Here are sorne salient features of these interludes: Each of these entries ends with the waves crashing on the shore. The novel concludes with the last of these interludes, just one sentence: The waves broke on the shore.8 Much attention in these interludes is paid to colors. The Waves’s world is intensely colorfu1. Susa Travel 2016.