D. H. Lawrence | Critical Essay by Ronald Granofsky

This literature criticism consists of approximately 28 pages of analysis & critique of D. H. Lawrence.
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Critical Essay by Ronald Granofsky

SOURCE: Granofsky, Ronald. “Illness and Wellness in D. H. Lawrence's The Ladybird.Orbis Litterarum 51, no. 2 (1996): 99-117.

In the following essay, Granofsky asserts that the metaphor of illness and wellness and the focus on parent-child relationships in “The Ladybird” tend to overpower Lawrence's interest in the themes of dependency and power.

“… a wound stimulates the recuperative powers.”

—Nietzsche, Preface to The Twilight of the Idols

D. H. Lawrence's Ladybird novellas, “The Fox,” “The Captain's Doll,” and “The Ladybird” (1923), form part of a well-documented effort by Lawrence to shift the focus of his fictional world from marriage to leadership, from love to power. In fact, one may construe a particular passage in “The Fox...

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