The Rocking-Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence

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In "The Rocking-Horse Winner," what might riding the horse symbolize?

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In "The Rocking-Horse Winner," Paul feels acutely his mother's need for money. The very walls of the house seem to be saying the family needs more money. In fact, they don't need money, but the mother wants more and more money to try to fill an empty place inside.

Riding the rocking horse could symbolize many things, and you might look...

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