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Dahl and Lawrence, A Comparison

Summary: Compare and contrasts "Tickets, Please" by British author DH Lawrence and "Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl, a Norwegian children's book author. Notes each author's unique characterization techniques, especially in their portrayal of female characters.
Roald Dahl and DH Lawrence are remarkable and splendid writers. They have their own ways of portraying the characters in their stories. This is most evident in "Tickets, please" by DH Lawrence and "Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl, in which the female characters have differences as well as similarities.

Firstly, the difference is obvious in the lifestyles of the characters. In "Tickets, please", the women conduct the tram system entirely ("This, the most dangerous tram-service in England... is entirely conducted by girls..." - "Tickets, please" pg 131). This is common during the war because all the men are out fighting. Because of the war, the women have more opportunities to work in places where men used to dominate before, and they are more independent as they earn their own living. The women are also described as `fearless young hussies'. On the other hand, the...

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