DH Lawrences The Rainbow: Quest, Passage, Awakenin Essays and Papers

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DH Lawrences The Rainbow: Quest, Passage, Awakening, And Change In Re

The Rainbow is one of DH Lawrence's most controversial works. It was banned in Great
Britain when it was first published. The Rainbow introduced sexual life into a
family-based novel, portraying a visionary quest for love by three generations of English
men and women.

Ursula Brangwen is the main character of the novel, and her goal in the book is to achieve
a good and peaceful relationship with her lover Skrebensky. When they first met, Ursula
had found him to be very beautiful. "He was a young man of twenty-one, with a slender
figure and soft brown hair brushed up in the German fashion straight from his brow" (p.

For many years they had a lively and active relationship. When Skrebensky asked Ursula to
marry him, she replied saying that she never wanted to be married.

He made groping movements to get out of his chair. But he was crying uncontrollably,
noiselessly, with his face twisted like a mask, contorted and the tears running down the
amazing grooves in his cheeks. (p.433)

This quote shows the mental torment that he felt when she told him that she did not wish
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