chapter  II
Women in Love: The Rhetoric of Corruption
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The non-organic reductive process propels us towards organic death, and is therefore an agent of organic life. But also it is vital in its own right, expressive of a different kind of life from the organic-not, like organic life, ancient and innocent, but appropriate to our fallen state: violent, mechanized, explosive. And the fall is at once deplored and exulted in.