Theme Of Fortuity In The Rocking Horse Winner

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Many characters in “The Rocking Horse Winner” exemplify such values of fortuity, materialism and mazuma. For example, when Paul explicates to his mother that he’s fortuitous and God told him, his mother responds acridly, “I hope he did dear!” This demonstrates the mother’s great regard for fortuity and for those she dotes to be fortuitous. This desire for fortuity was so astringent that she won’t even dote her children or husband because of their lack of fortuity. Paul accepts his mother’s desire and cerebrates fortuity is a consequential trait to have. Following in his families footsteps Paul additionally aspires for great sums of mazuma through wagering. Furthermore, he practices materialism in pretending to peregrinate with the winning horse
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