D.h. Lawrence Essay

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An English novelist and poet, D.H. Lawrence was born September 11, 1885, in Nottingham, England. He was the son of a coal miner and a school teacher. His mother, the school teacher, was socially superior. She constantly tried to alienate her children from their father. The difference in social status between his parent’s was a recurrent motif in Lawrence’s fiction. David Herbert was ranked among the most influential and controversial literary figures of the Victorian Period. In his more than forty books, Lawrence celebrated his vision of the natural, whole human being, opposing the modern society. This opposition of society was used to write books, stories, poems of the heightened sensation and emotion he felt. D.H. Lawrence believed in…show more content…
	His writing contained heightened sensation. D.H. Lawrence liked to leave his reader’s hanging on to the moment, to continue reading to find out what would happen next. In the story The Shadow in the Rose Garden, readers may become filled with an air of sensation as they read of the relationship between the woman and her old lover. She is visiting an old courting place of the lover she thought was dead. In meeting him she is filled with horror because he is not the same man she once loved "Seeing his hands, with the ring she knew so well upon the little finger, she felt as if she were going dazed. The whole world was deranged. She sat unavailing. For his hands, her symbols of passionate love, filled her with a horror as they rested now on his strong thighs." Also an example of this heightened sensation would be in one of his most notorious novels, Lady Chatterly’s Lover. This book was filled with the sensations between a member of nobility and her husband’s gamekeeper. It was also tabooed for it’s sex words and sexual liberation. Another example that was also tabooed, yet showed heightened sensation, would be Women in Love, which explored the relationships between men and women. Many of his works created a heightened sensation to keep the reader involved. 	David Herbert Lawrence’s work showed much emotion. Again, much emotion between the
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