The Thimble

The Thimble

by D. H. Lawrence

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Overview

Lawrence moves here to the world of the affluent middle classes, a world to which he perhaps aspired. The story is a touching one of a disfigured husband returning home from the war to a beautiful new wife. The thimble of the story can be seen to represent purposeless, surface beauty, which has no function. The husband casts the thimble away but can this marriage survive the surface damage and find a deeper meaning?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150511385
Publisher: Blackthorn Press
Publication date: 08/28/2014
Series: The Short Stories of D H Lawrence , #29
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 143 KB

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