In “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter,” symbols are used to fulfill the quest of happiness and love. This love story, written by D.H. Lawrence, has many symbols, which show hidden meaning. One can fully understand a story, if one can point out certain symbols. Symbols create ideas and images for the reader to better understand the story. Mabel, one of the two main characters in this story, is depressed and suicidal. After her mother
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will happen to them in the future. The change of clothes is a start of a fresh new life, and it suggests a happy ending for the two. By adding that symbol, the reader can imagine what will happen to Mabel and Dr. Fergusson later in their future. Symbols can also provide details that the author does not need to add. It renders thoughts and ideas for the readers to create and imagine for themselves.