Essays Tagged: "Rocking-Horse Winner"

Analysis of Two Related Works by Chekov. A Comparison of the Magic in 'The Rocking-Horse Winner' and 'A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings'

Magic arises out of the two main characters of D.H. Lawrence's 'The Rocking-Horse Winner' and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Paul, in the first story, pulls out higher forces ... Paul for his affection for a horse he should have outgrown long ago. No one would believe that the rocking-horse essentially talked to him. Although the characters in 'A Very Old Man with Enormous Wi ... mother, but also Oscar, Bassett and the family in general. He hides the fact that riding his wooden rocking-horse is the key to his winning and so Oscar and Bassett have little idea of what's going on ...

(7 pages) 153 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparing the "Rockinghorse Winner" and "The Wild Swans"

sing the disparity of his parents trying to achieve this type of social status, and he shows in the Rocking-Horse Winner, his disgust for these values. Lawrence demonstrates that in a patriarchal soci ... in order to save her family. A diminished value of family connections is portrayed in the story the Rocking-Horse Winner as opposed to the important role that love between family members has in the Wi ...

(6 pages) 106 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Context of the passage to the Rocking horse Winner

uneasily. ... his eyes had a strange glare in them. The little girls dared not to speak to him."The Rocking-Horse Winner" (1932) is one of D.H Lawrence's most famous short stories, and has endured the ... alth" clearly express the main character's infatuation with acquiring more and more luck.The title "Rocking-horse winner" is symbolic. The rocking-horse becomes the symbol of good luck that the little ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Rocking Horse Winner.

The Rocking Horse WinnerSummary:This story is about a boy named Paul who received a rocking horse for Christmas, which ... are of which horse would win at the local racetrack.At first his business of picking the horse race winner was merely a game that the boy and the local handyman Bassett played. They earned a little mo ... ng that he couldn't impede the voices calling out for money and he expired shortly after naming the winner of the yearly Derby, winning seventy thousand pounds.Characters:Paul - Main character of the ...

(3 pages) 126 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on The Rocking Horse Winner describing the pressure society puts on a family.

The Rocking Horse WinnerA society based on strong aristocratic values can cause one to embrace greed and personal gain ... t really matters. In this society, social status is of the utmost importance. In "The Rocking Horse Winner" written by D.H. Lawrence, a family structure collapses under a mother's insatiable quest for ... oval forces him into an unhealthy state of mind. Paul rides his wooden horse until he envisions the winner of the race. "And he would slash the horse on the neck with the little whip he had asked Uncl ...

(2 pages) 83 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critical analysis of "The Rocking-Horse Winner". by D.H. Lawrence. An analysis of a passage on the short story itself. Includes themes, and a prespective of the short story.

Critical Analysis of "The Rocking-Horse Winner"In the short story "The Rocking Horse-Winner" by D. H. Lawrence it is illustrat ... e includes the literary devices; character development, contrast, suspense and dramatic irony. "The Rocking-Horse Winner" is written giving the omniscient point of view. The thoughts and motives of al ... ll of the characters are told when D. H. Lawrence finds suitable. The writer of the passage on "The Rocking-Horse Winner" is K. McGuire.Insight is offered in the passage about the protagonist of the s ...

(3 pages) 43937 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A Feminist Reading of D.H. Lawrence's The Rocking Horse Winner

aide in Paul's frenzy and eventual death. "It came whispering from the springs of the still swaying rocking-horse, and even the horse, bending his wooden, champing head, heard it. The big doll, sittin ...

(8 pages) 68 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and contrast: Rocking Horse Winner and The Destructors

erial possessions lead to happiness? Or doesit lead to destruction? In his story "The Rocking Horse Winner," D.H. Lawrencedepicts an example of how the pursuit of materialistic items will lead to dest ... ers who believe that the pursuit ofmaterialistic ends will lead to happiness. In "The Rocking Horse Winner," Paul's mother, in a search for happiness, equates having "stuff" with her social status, wh ...

(4 pages) 122 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner and "The Rocking Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence, both short stories portray the theme that"Humans cannot bear too much reality."

imaginary worlds are needed to live well""A Rose for Emily" by the author William Faulkner and "The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence both show the key characters creating imaginary worlds to ena ... y that they were without love and short of money, (Emily seemed unable to pay her taxes). .In " The Rocking-Horse Winner" the mother cannot bear too much reality. The reality is that she has less mone ...

(4 pages) 106 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"The Rocking Horse Winner"

"The Rocking Horse Winner"Paul's mother in "The Rocking Horse Winner" is a cold, unloving parent who is extravagant and ... ng Horse Winner" is a cold, unloving parent who is extravagant and materialistic."The Rocking Horse Winner" is a short story written in the 20th century by D.H. Lawrence. One of its outstanding elemen ... elements is the vivid characterization of Paul and his mother. Paul's mother in "The Rocking Horse Winner" is a cold, unloving parent who is extravagant and materialistic.The cold and unloving qualit ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Incest in Literature: "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Rocking-Horse Winner"

The Fall of the House of Usher and The Rocking-Horse Winner D.H. Lawrence, author of The Rocking-Horse Winner, grew up in a blue col ... mily only to disregard his past and become a prolific writer. Most of his fiction, specifically The Rocking-Horse Winner, is about characters caught between their unsatisfactory relationships with oth ... resent. Yet the greatest similarity is in the incestuous overtones in their writings. In The Rocking-Horse Winner, Lawrence portrays the journey of a young man from childhood, to the not-yet-re ...

(4 pages) 58 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Essay about Money and the love and want for money in "Rocking Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence

rly all aspects of life. Money is often found in literature. In the short story, "The Rocking Horse Winner", by D.H. Lawrence, money is a very important factor because the family in the story always l ... rse in his house. He rides it with passion, and violence, until finally there comes a time when the winner of the next horse race becomes apparent to him because of some occult force greater than he. ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Its the summary of "The rocking horse Winner" by D.H Lawrence.

Summary of "The Rocking Horse Winner""The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence is about a boy,Paul, who makes a great deal of money by betti ...

(1 pages) 63 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Topic: Speculate on how many mothers today (in different forms) that are similar to the mother in this story. Explain the form of their similarities

duties as real mothers? I bet, you wouldn't guess it right or not even close. In 'The Rocking Horse Winner', D.H. Lawrence created a character of a mother who was cold, abhorrent, negligent, and heart ... right thing. The heavily abusive mothers are very much alike with the mother in "The Rocking Horse Winner" especially in the way they act hypocritically in front of other people, while treating their ...

(6 pages) 35 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Effects Of Love and Money D.H. Lawrence "The Rocking Horse Winner"

mother has enveloped him" (Koban 395).Koban, Charles. "Allegory and the Death of the Heart in 'The Rocking-Horse Winner.'" Studies in Short Fiction 15 (1978): 391-96. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. ... ion 15 (1978): 391-96. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. GALILEO. 4 February 2004.Lawrence D. H. "The Rocking-Horse Winner." Literature and the Writing Process. Elizabeth McMahan, Susan X. Day, And Robe ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Rocking Horse Winner VS The Destructors

The Rocking Horse Winner vs. The DestructorsOne may under the impression that having large quantities of money or a lo ... hat having the same possessions could lead one to self destruction? In the story "The Rocking Horse Winner", D.H. Lawrence depicts an example of how the pursuit of materialistic items will lead to des ... rs believing that the pursuit of material possessions will lead to happiness. In "The Rocking Horse Winner," Paul's mother, in her search for happiness, equates having "stuff" to her social status, wh ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Rocking-Horse Winner by D.H. Lawrence- Is Hester really Evil?

Only Hester Is MotherWhen one first reads "The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D. H. Lawrence, one sees that it is a story about a little boy who rides hi ... fall.Although other instances throughout the story help to convince the observant audience of "The Rocking-Horse Winner" that Paul's mother does indeed love him, it is Hester's behavior at the end of ... ines of attempted dialogue between Uncle Oscar, Paul, and herself:"Aren't you growing too big for a rocking-horse? You're not a very little boy any longer, you know" said his mother.But Paul only gave ...

(5 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Rocking Horse Winner" by D.H,Lawrence.

Summary: An analysis on D.H. Lawrence's "Rocking Horse Winner." Specifically, discusses how through the characterization, symbolism, and language of the sh ... _________________________________I. Written in 1933, D.H. Lawrence's short story "The Rocking Horse Winner" illustrates the consumptive nature of materialism. Through the use of characterization and s ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Biographical Analysis of "The Rocking Horse Winner". Paper linking the facts about the life of the author with the plot and factors supporting that plot.

"The Rocking Horse Winner," by D. H. Lawrence, was first published in Harper's Bazaar magazine in July 1926 and include ... then, 1997http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/mss/online/dhlawrence/biog-full/chap1.phtml"The Rocking Horse Winner" D. H. Lawrence, 1933

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Short Story Comparative Essay - D.H. Lawrence's "The Rocking Horse Winner" and Bernard Malamud's "Angel Levine"

In D.H. Lawrence's short story, "The Rocking Horse Winner", and Bernard Malamud's "Angel Levine", the protagonists are greatly affected by both ethical ... d faith like "Angel Levine" or an extreme story surrounding money and greed like "The Rocking Horse Winner", lessons and notions can be interpreted by the way the protagonists dealt with the issues of ... these problems, one must scrutinize the various problems of each protagonist in "The Rocking Horse Winner" and "Angel Levine".In these two stories, the protagonists are portrayed as characters that a ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American