"Odour of Chrysanthemums" is a short story by D. H. Lawrence that was first published in 1911.


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See a complete list of the characters in "Odour of Chrysanthemums" and in-depth analyses of Elizabeth Bates, Walter Bates, and Walter’s Mother.

Literary Devices

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Deeper Study

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