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Rupert Birkin, Chapter 16 nstead of chopping yourself down to fit the world, chop the world down to fit yourself. Sources: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Modernism Lab Copyright © 2018 Course Hero, Inc. Carpet Symbolizes Hermione Roddice’s enduring control over Rupert Birkin Stoning the Moon Symbolizes impotent male anger at female power Horse Represents the violence of the unmoderated will Symbols Charming, aloof capitalist; feels imprisoned by his relationship with Gudrun Gerald Crich Tortured, sickly philosopher trying to find a new way; marries Ursula and loves Gerald Rupert Birkin Artist ruled by dark desires; shares sexual passion and a power struggle with Gerald Gudrun Brangwen Gentle schoolteacher; passionate in her sensuality and drive to understand Ursula Brangwen Main Characters Lawrence wrote Women in Love during World War I, while struggling with the same questions that grip its characters. His writing has been censored for obscenity because of its sexual content. Women in Love is now regarded as a great English-language novel for its exploration of passion in the shadow of industrialization. D.H. LAWRENCE1885–1930 Author Love and hate, passion and violence, and life and death are thinly separated. Hatred, Violence & Death The old values no longer serve, but new ones have yet to be found. Old Way vs. New Way Breaking free of the prison of traditional marriage means redefining love. Love & Relationships In World War I–era England, two couples search for a new way to live—and to love—in the face of the conflict, death, and decay that grips their personal lives as well as society. In the snowy peaks of Austria, they find the new world they seek: a world of rebirth, as well as death. Love, Death & the Search for a New Way OVERVIEW English Original Language 1920 Year Published D.H. Lawrence Author Women In Love Fiction Novel

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