Lady Chatterley's Language Analysis

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Sex, in the existence of human evolution, has transformed beyond the carnal desires of mankind. Through the lascivious influence gained from Eros, the god of sexual attraction, to the modern way of placing wild rutting into tall passages of text, humans view the lustful actions as, not only pleasurable but distasteful to consume in broad daylight. Literature has manifested its own personal universe in which Victorian rules of modesty do not exist. Modern works of literature have shown, almost enforced, the idea of causality during sexual relationships. The censorship of erotic literature forces vivid alterations of society 's perception of intercourse and romance, which, not only damages the self but as seen in D.H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Valley of the…show more content…
Over time, however, in Valley of the Dolls and Lady Chatterley’s Lover, there are an abundance of lyrically vague descriptions of sensual situations. In Valley of the Dolls, a significant scene takes place in the beginning of Anne’s story: “...the impossible and delirious new sensation of feeling his mouth on hers, kissing her deeply...She wanted to please him, but the pain caught her unaware and she cried out” (Susann, 131). Jacqueline Susann’s diction differs entirely from Lawrence’s as he writes his sex scenes to hint at sexuality as seen in chapter ten, page 126 in which Lawrence describes Mellors and Connie’s first sexcapade as a “quiver of exquisite pleasure” and how Mellors entered “the peace of earth of her soft, quiescent body”. The difference between either author’s semantic expression, as presented by Sara Johnsdotter, is “Semantic innovation”, as a means of enhancing “expressivity” and optimizing “their communicative success” to the reader (The Flow of Her Cum, 182-183). Nonetheless, by choosing to express sexuality as such, Susann and Lawrence ready their work to social
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