The Rocking Horse Winner Theme Analysis

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Title: The Rocking Horse Winner Theme Analysis
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Date: May 23, 2008
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Paul's mother reveals her feeling towards her husband. In a conversation between the mother and Paul, Paul asks if she feels that she is lucky and her reply is "I can't be if, I married an unlucky husband." The mother associates love by how successful one is, and this reveals that since her husband does not earn enough money she does not have love for him or even Paul...
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The mother also states in the conversation "I used to think I was, before I married. Now I think I am very unlucky indeed." In the end Paul's mothers greed pushes him to the limit. Oscar is Paul's uncle, and like Paul is interested in horse racing. He does not like to place high wagers like Paul because unlike Paul he is not sure who the winner is...
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