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The Rocking Horse Winner

Raquel and Alaya

Alaya Scott

on 22 February 2011

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Transcript of The Rocking Horse Winner

The Rocking-Horse Winner Symbol The rocking-horse was the symbol. It symbolized luck, the winning race horse and money. Theme Money can not buy love.
Children should be loved unconditionally.
A child going to far for his mother's love. Interpretive Questions How does the mother's lack of love affect the children? Is there a specific amount of money the family needs, to be considered happy? Why does the whispering in the house influence Paul to try harder to discover the winner of the race in order to be lucky? Does the boy really believe that being
lucky will gain his mother's love? Do you think the sister's know why their brother, Paul, is riding wildly? What does the rocking horse symbolize for Paul? How far is Paul willing to go to make his mother realize he is 'lucky' so she will love him? What did recognizing Malabar as a winner in the Derby represent? Do you think Bassett serves as a father figure to Paul? How did Paul's mother feel about her son's death? Freitag Pyramid Exposition Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution jhkgujg
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