The Rocking-Horse Winner

What troubles Pauls mother?


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Paul's mother is troubled by her inability to feel love.

"... when her children were present, she always felt the center of her heart go hard. This troubled her, and in her manner she was all the more gentle and anxious for her children, as if she loved them very much. Only she herself knew that at the center of her heart was a hard little place that could not feel love, no, not for anybody."




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