The Rocking-Horse Winner Essay | The Evil of Greed in "The Rocking Horse Winner"

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The Evil of Greed in "The Rocking Horse Winner"

Summary: Ikn D.H. Lawrence's novel,"The Rocking Horse Winner," greed is depicted as an evil that replaces love in the human heart and can obscure truth. The story focuses on the dysfunctional relationship between a mother and child.
Money, Luck, Love

The "Rocking-Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence is a story, which emphasizes the battered relationship between a mother and her child. The author's work is known for its explorations of human nature and illustrates the nature of materialism. The author employs techniques of the fairy tale to moralize on the value of love and the dangers of the money. D.H. Lawrence presents an upper class family that is destroyed by greed because they always felt like no matter how much money they had, they always needed more. He tells the reader about the downfall of an upper middle class family struggling to maintain appearances through habitual overspending. The author displays the negative effect of money, luck, lack of love in the upper middle class English life and of modern society causing the dehumanization of the society as...

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