The Rocking-Horse Winner


D. H. Lawrence

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The Rocking-Horse

The rocking-horse has multiple symbolic meanings in Lawrence’s story. The fact that at the beginning of the story, Paul has a rocking-horse but not a tutor is proof of Hester’s skewed values. She is…

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Lawrence frequently describes his characters’ eyes and uses them as indicators of a character’s emotional state. He pays particular attention to Paul’s eyes, which undergo a change over the course of the story. When…

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