The Woman Who Rode Away: Short Story
|Authors:||Lawrence, D. H.|
|ISBN:||9781443424783, Related ISBNs: 1443424781, 9781443424783|
|Number of pages:||25,|
A dispirited, unnamed woman decides to leave her ordinary and unfulfilling life to ride out into the lands of the Chilchui Indians and get in touch with their spiritual and ancient ways. While her quest brings physical danger, it also becomes a journey of deep self-discovery and self-acceptance.
D.H. Lawrence’s writing often reflects upon the degradation of humanity in a modern, industrialized society. This short story and its main character—who is presented to the reader without any true identity—provide another powerful commentary by Lawrence on the dehumanizing effects of modern culture.
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