A Critical Study of the Form and Structure of D.H. Lawrence’s Novel Women in Love

Jamal Subhi Nafi'

Abstract


The present study aims to examine David Herbert Lawrence’s novel Women in Love in terms of form and structure. Lawrence was quite impatient of the conventional demands of a rigid and coherent plot construction made of a novelist. The novel bears witness of Lawrence as a narrator and as a sturcturalist, and Women in Love aren’t without a form. In his later novels, Lawrence perfected the form that bears his distinct mark. The form, which he has evolved by combining myths, allegories and symbols, has been perfected in his second phase of writing, and Women in Love is one of them. He was attempting in his fiction what others before him had never been done. The analytical approach will be adopted throughout the paper. The novel discussed in this paper bears enough evidence to justify the hypothesis that although themes were what Lawrence was interested in, form and structure were his important
concerns.


Keywords


Form; Lawrence; Passion; Relationship; Psychic; Structure; Symbolism; Women in Love

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