Odour of Chrysanthemums


D. H. Lawrence

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Odour of Chrysanthemums Symbols

Light and Dark

Lawrence uses contrast in the play of light and dark throughout the story, which begins as the sun sets in the afternoon. The characters constantly draw attention to the quality of light, with Elizabeth reprimanding… read analysis of Light and Dark


Chrysanthemums remind Elizabeth of her relationship with Walter, appearing at several crossroads of their shared lives: during their marriage, the birth of their first child, the first time Walter was brought home drunk, and… read analysis of Chrysanthemums