D.H. Lawrence On Conquering The Ego In Order To Connect

There are many themes to be found in the works of the English novelist and poet D.H. Lawrence, one of the major ones being that something is amiss with the human race. Most of Lawrence’s criticism of modern humanity stems from what he believed was its over-reliance and devotion to the ego, which he believed kept human beings from being able identify with the deeper and more fundamental parts of ourselves. Lawrence provides a look back at a distant human civilization, that of the Etruscans, as the potential that humanity has to once again connect with the nature and beauty of the world.

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