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A Study of Primitivism in D. H. Lawrence’s Novels in Modern Context

Author YangKaiCui
Tutor HeJiangSheng
School Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Lawrence Primitivism Blood Consciousness Oedipus complex Prototype
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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The modern novelist wear DH Lawrence (1885-1930) is very concerned about the negative effects of man and nature, as well as modern industrial civilization brought about by the loss of humanity. His novels mainly related to the theme of human emotion, intuition and instinct, and in the process of exploring these topics, Lawrence showed a strong anti-modern industrial civilization repressed personal instinct original tendencies. Lawrence likes implanted in his novel the primitivism factors, primitivism has become a distinctive feature of his novels. In modern literature, primitivism against the depravity of human nature brought about by the modern industrial civilization, calling to return to the original human experience better and more harmonious living conditions. Primal instinct and intuition, Lawrence tries to stimulate the use of primitivism numbness modern industrial society, alienation reconstruction of a harmonious, natural human survival mode. The purpose of this paper is to use the theory of psychology, mythology prototype the primitivism factors in the study by Lawrence. First, the article discusses the origins of the modern literary movement primitivism thought that primitivism is writers the confusion sick people in modern society survival of the state in the literary culture reflected and rescue. Secondly, the novel \original tendencies. Works express a love of nature, advocating awareness of the bloody, four themes of the pursuit of the original culture and explore the psychological prototype sustenance Lawrence primitivism feelings naturalistic imagery, symbolism, prototype the use of creative techniques to highlight the theme of primitivism, to some extent reflects Lawrence's original obsession. The paper argues that Lawrence as a modernist writer, creative vision with a rich a return to the original spirit. Lawrence trying respected primitivism in the works aimed at contrasting the depravity of human nature and personality of the modern industrial society split wake of the original sense of the modern intuition, instinct, reconstruction of destroyed industrial civilization hominids natural and harmonious way of life. To a certain extent, his rescue claims for lost modern spirit sitting Inn.

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