Lady Chatterley's Lover Setting & Symbolism

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Wragby Hall

Wragby Hall is the home of Sir Clifford and Lady Constance Chatterley, the family seat. It remains a timeless symbol of aristocracy throughout the novel and becomes an oppressive prison for Constance Chatterley.

The Pheasant Hut

The pheasant hut is where Connie first finds her place of solitude in the woods. She begins to go there every day to visit the baby chicks. It is where she and Mellors first make love and subsequently have their secret meetings. It is also where Bertha Cloutts finds evidence of their affair.

The Peasants

The pheasants represent new life. The baby chicks upset Connie because they emphasize the barrenness of her life with Clifford. It is her emotional outburst when she first holds the pheasant chick that brings out Mellors' tenderness for her.

The Cottage

The cottage is Mellors' home and his sanctuary in the woods. It is sparse...

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