Women in Love - Chapter 30-31 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 30-31 Summary

In Chapter 30, in Ursula and Birkin's absence, Gerald and Gudrun start to grind each other down. She tells him that he doesn't love her, and he agrees with her, but draws her to him nonetheless, even though it humiliates him, that he cannot feel love. He tells her he loves her nonetheless, submitting to her, then taking his revenge physically, in making her swoon with her own strong emotions. Gerald says that he thinks he will have to kill Gudrun in order to escape from her power. When Gerald and Gudrun climb to a high slope to watch the sun set, Gudrun says that she wants to gather all the colors to her breast and die, she is so full of emotion. She criticizes Gerald for coming between her and this beautiful experience. Returning to Loerke, Gudrun talks about art and...

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