Biography of D.H. Lawrence

D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930), English novelist, story writer, critic, poet and painter, one of the greatest figures in 20th-century English literature. “Snake” and “How Beastly the Bourgeoisie is” are probably his most anthologized poems. David Herbert Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885, in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, central England. He was the fourth child of a struggling Read More

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Briefly analyze the father-son relationship in Sons and Lovers.

Answer. The central theme of the novel Sons and Lovers is Oedipus complex — which refers to a mother’s love for her son and a son’s love for his mother. It refers to the love for the parent of the opposite sex, and hatred for the parent of the same sex. In the novel we Read More

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Comment on Oedipus complex as reflected in Sons & Lovers.

Answer:  David Herbert Lawrence is a great novelist of human psychology. He has a wide knowledge of human character. He has drawn many distinguishing characters in his novel. The relationship between Paul and his mother is a case of “Oedipus Complex”. “Oedipus Complex” is a phrase. It means the excessive affection of a child for Read More

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