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    The Horse Dealer’s Daughter is about a daughter that is left behind after her father has suddenly passed. Her brother’s already have their options about what they are going to do now. Sitting around the table waiting to hear what their sister is going to do the doctor shows up. Supposedly this doctor is a family friend. He ask’s Mabel what she is going to do now that her father has passed and has left them in nothing. I think at this point the doctor hasn’t really realized he even has feelings towards

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    The horse dealer's daughter is about a young woman named Mabel, who has recently discovered that her family has lost all their money after her father died, and her brothers Joe who is the eldest brother, Fred the second brother, and Malcolm the youngest one went off and make their own way in the world, but Mabel didn’t have nowhere to go. There are some options open to her going to live with her sister or becoming a servant, but she has run her family's household ever since her mother died, and none

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    Mabel’s self-proclaimed failure to live up to her socially-constructed gender role one of the fundamental cause for Mabel’s attempted suicide. As explained by Jeffrey Meyers in “D.H Lawrence and Tradition: The Horse Dealer’s Daughter," “The story [revolves around] Mabel Pervin--whose mother had died when Mabel was fourteen and whose role in society has been defined by her father’s occupation[...]” (Meyers). Because of her mother’s death and father’s dominance over her self-identity, Mabel was pigeonholed

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    Last Thursday, as we were out at a restaurant eating dinner we discussed D.H. Lawrence’s short story “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter.” We talked about Mabel and her family’s past and their present situations. Surprisingly, you mention to me that you did not understand why Mabel attempts suicide. This statement shocked me since I could think of multiple reasons that led Mabel to attempt suicide. Throughout the short story Lawrence gave clues and reasons to why she attempts suicide. Mabel attempts suicide

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    Is “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” By D.H. Lawrence a Comedy? A literary comedy is defined as a story with the themes of a new society, overcoming the old society, marriage or rebirth, and criticism in the form of irony or satire. It usually includes couples who cannot get married because they are blocked by multiple problems. Moreover, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Williams Shakespeare a classic example of a literary comedy it is about two couples who cannot be together. One of these couples is Hermia

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    Psychological Forces in “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” is a short story written by English author D.H. Lawrence. He was known for exploring the psychological forces (such as instincts) behind our actions and for his vivid descriptions of the feelings of his characters, and “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” is no exception. In fact, the two main characters in this story —Jack Fergusson and Mabel Pervin— are a clear representation of Freud’s drive theory forces, Eros and Thanatos

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    Paradoxical Power in The Horse Dealer's Daughter   In D.H Lawrence's "The Horse Dealer's Daughter," Mabel Pervin and her three brothers are left with debts to pay after the death of their father. To pay these debts, the Pervins are forced to sell every horse that they own. Then, they must separately create new lives elsewhere. Although Mabel's brothers have decided where they will be going and what they will be doing, as the story opens, Mabel's fate seems undetermined. Her apparent inability

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    The Horse Dealer's Daughter In D.H. Lawrence's short story "The Horse Dealer's Daughter," the author tells the tale of a young woman's desperation to find some role in life when the world as she knew it was taken away from her. Her entire life has been spent as a well-to-do young lady on her father's land, helping him rear and trade in horses but mostly focusing on taking care of the house and serving as hostess following the death of her mother. After the father's unfortunate death, the strongest

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    The two stories chosen are “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway written in 1927 and “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” by D.H. Lawrence written in 1922. I decided to do comparing selfishness in both of these stories. The main characters in “Hills Like White Elephants” are the American and girlfriend Jig deals with an unwanted pregnancy and an operation. The American suggests that his single, carefree lifestyle doesn’t include a child. The American could have been upfront with Jigs and

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    The Pitiful Human Condition Exposed in Endgame, Dumbwaiter, and The Horse Dealer's Daughter      The three stories, The Endgame (Beckett), The Dumbwaiter (Pinter), and The Horse Dealer's Daughter (Lawrence) all deal with the themes of repression, repetition, and breakdowns in communication. The stories show us the subjectivity of language and exemplify the complexities of the human condition.   Samuel Beckett arrived on earth in Ireland on Good Friday, April 13, 1906. He then

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