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Question: The relationship of Gertrude and Walter Morel in D.H Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers.

Answer: Complex, intense and difficult are few words that can describe typical relationships, but still, D.H Lawrence manages to demonstrate and capture these entangled connections through the lives of the most prominent characters in his novel Sons and Lovers, done in the most vivid and theatrical manner. Characters are faced with infinite challenges that many troubled couples encounter and can related to during the timeline of their relationship. Prose fiction often explores the complexities of human relationships. Some complexities introduced by Lawrence include; lack of sexual gratification, happiness, respect, honestly, emotional fulfilment, being loved unconditionally and being understood. Lawrence presents the convoluted relationships between Mr. and Mrs. Walter Morel as well as through the mother-son relationship of William and Gertrude Morel.
Gertrude and Walter Morel’s relationship ...(short extract)

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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: English Literature
  • Level: A-Level
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1503
  • Date submitted: November 25, 2015
  • Date written: October, 2014
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6902

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