Comparing the "Rockinghorse Winner" and "The Wild Swans"

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Comparing the Rockinghorse Winner and The Wild Swans The infatuation of the accumulation of money and wealth of an indulgent and self-righteous society is evident between the years of 1900 and 1945. This was the era of the Modern Dramatists, which David Herbert Lawrence belonged to. The values of the middle class society in this time were to emulate the upper class, gaining social status and superficial recognition. Lawrence despised these values, which society held, being exposed …

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…descriptions makes the reader aware of things heard and felt, and the mechanisms of the rocking horse become audible and Paul's rides can be imagined which makes his madness and isolation from the family evident. "It was a soundless noise, yet rushing and powerful. Something huge, in violent hushed motion." The patriarchal society which Paul's mother wanted to belong to kill her son with the sacrilegious effort he put out to satisfy her insatiable greed.