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- Necklace And Rocking Horse Winner - 1,380 words
Necklace And Rocking Horse Winner "The Necklace" by Guy De Maupassant and "The Rocking Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence have two women in these stories that show no care or concern for anyone but themselves. Hester and Mathilde both had families that they truly did not love. And they were only involved with them for social reasons and to have their selfish needs provided. They finally righted the way they lived but only because they lost something or someone of importance to them. Mathilde always thought that she should be someone of wealth or at the very least married someone who was rich. She was a beautiful woman that had all the tastes of a family with great prosperity. Only she was not pr ...
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- Rocking Horse Winner By Lawrence - 395 words
Rocking Horse Winner By Lawrence "The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence talks about a family who lived in style, but always had anxiety in their house. There was never enough money. The parents knew the children were growing up and they would need money to send their children to school. The house came to be haunted with the phrase: There must be more money! There must be more money! The children could here it aloud but never dared to say it. The mother believed they were poor due to the fact her husband had no luck. One day the boy asked his mother what luck really was. She replied,"It's what causes you to have money. If you are lucky you have money. That's why it it's better to be rich ...
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- The Rocking Horse Winner - 1,098 words
The Rocking Horse Winner The Rocking Horse Winner Lucky. Thats what this whole story is about, being lucky. It seemed that to be successful in this society you had to have a certain amount of luck about you to be able to make money to survive. Paul seemed to be the first to realize it when he asked his mother why dont we keep a car of our own? Why do we always use Uncles, or else a taxi? When she replied that it was because they were poor he asked why and she said Because your father has no luck. I believe it was from this conversation that he realized that to be rich you had to be lucky, what he could not figure out was how you got lucky. His mother thought you had to be born with it but Pa ...
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- A Feminist Reading Of Dh Lawrences - 1,932 words
A Feminist Reading of D.H. Lawrences The Rocking Horse Winner The man that does not know sick women does not know women. - S. Weir Mitchell "The Rocking Horse Winner" is the story of a boys gift for picking the winners in horse races. An omniscient narrator relates the tale of a boy whose family is always short of money. His mother is incapable of showing love and is obsessed with the status that material wealth can provide. This paper will explore the premise that D.H. Lawrence presented the figure of the mother as the villain; a loathsome, unloving character with no commitment to genuine values. This evil mother figure will ultimately be the "male-destroyer" by turning her "nameless" husba ...
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- Comparison Of Pauls Case, The Rocling Horse Winner And The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty - 1,024 words
Comparison Of Paul's Case, The Rocling Horse Winner And The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty In the short stories, "Paul's Case," "The Rocking-Horse Winner," "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," and "Mr. Reginald Peacocks Day," the main character has their own form of illusion. These characters try to escape from everyday reality by living in their own fantasy. Throughout these four stories it is proven that to make their fantasies a reality they will put their lives at risk. These illusions were dangerous in a sense that the characters were not only physically and mentally destructive, but they were also a threat to their own lives. Even though each character is consumed by illusion, Paul from "Th ...
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- One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest - 1,049 words
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest We, being members of society do not have the authority to judge whether people are sane or insane. Some may say that others are insane but we are all a little bit crazy. One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, a novel written by Ken Kesey deals with these topics and is a well-written piece of literature that will be enjoyed by generations to come. It will become a timeless classic simply because of the great combination of the setting and the characters and how they both support the themes found throughout the story. The setting of One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest is a backdrop which makes it easy to see the wickedness of the world and peo ...
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- Rocking - 435 words
Rocking Horse Winner And Love The Search for Love in "The Rocking Horse Winner" "There was a woman who was beautiful, who started with all the advantages, but she had no luck" (873). Both of the main characters in " The Rocking Horse Winner", Hester and Paul, are in pursuit of love. First the mother, Hester, "married for love, and the love turned to dust", she gained children from her marriage but, " she could not love them" (873). No where in her life does she find love for anyone but herself. The closest thing to love that comes to her she rejects. That comes in the form of her young son Paul. Paul constantly looks for love and " real affection" from his mother, who cannot or will not give ...
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