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The Oedipus Complex in D.H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers

This posting analyzes the Oedipus Complex as seen in D.H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers.

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Sons and Lovers was the first modern portrayal of the Oedipus complex in almost classical completeness. In the novel Mrs Morel, the protagonists mother,Disillusioned with her husband casts him off and takes her sons as husband substitutes.