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D.H. Lawrence

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lady-chatterleys-lover-d-h-lawrenceAunt Eva, Chapter 7woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.Sources: The Guardian, Encyclopaedia Britannica, University of BristolCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.WoodsStand for the conflict between the old and the new EnglandCliffords WheelchairSymbolizes industrialization and how it hurts peopleand natureCliffords WoundRepresents alienation and the paralysis of postwar EnglandSymbolsConnie ChatterleyRestless member of the leisure class; married to Clifford but leaves him to pursue her scandalous love with OliverClifford ChatterleyIntellectual, upper-class heir to Wragby; paralyzed from the waist down by a war injury; grows closer to his nurse as Connie withdrawsOliver MellorsSolitary, independent gamekeeperat Wragby; has an affair with Connie and removes complications from hislife to be with herMain CharactersA controversial figure, Lawrence was a British writer known for investigating themes of sexuality in his novels, plays, short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. His work sparked moral outrage, which helped gain Lawrence the fame necessary to contribute to breaking down the Victorian taboos of his era.D.H. LAWRENCE1885–1930AuthorConnie and Oliver leave their spouses and plan fortheir future on a small farm.Part 3An affair between Connie and Oliver leads to love—and Connies pregnancy.Part 2Cliffords paralysis leaves him unable to be physically intimate with Connie.Part 1Beautiful, sensual Connie is trapped in a sexless marriage and eventually finds herself falling into the arms—and bed—of one of her husbands servants, Oliver. Their class difference threatens to doom their affair, yet their love finds a way to overcome it.A Clash ofClass & PassionOVERVIEWLady ChatterleysLoverEnglishOriginal Language1928Year PublishedD.H. LawrenceAuthorRomanceNovel

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