- Q1:-Money is a serious matter for Paul’s family (Discuss)
- THE ROCKING HORSE WINNER THEME,MOTIF,CENTRAL IDEA AND MORAL LESSON .
Money is a serious matter for all persons in the universe. But in this story ” THE ROCKING HORSE WINNER” , we can see that money is a huge issue or main theme of this story and for Paul’s family. This story ” THE ROCKING HORSE WINNER THEME” is based on materialism versus pure love .Materialism means is like to money than pure love .All the time is to think about money and worldly pleasure .All the people work till day and night only for money. They get up early in the morning go for earn money. They do not take care of their health but they want only money and more money as like Paul does so, for the love of his mother .He wants to win her heart because he loves very much her .On the other hand, his mother loves money, she wants money rather than his love.
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But the writer tells that money is a God gifted thing. We never gain more money than our fate. Some people say that if we become well educated then we get more money but their statement is totally wrong. AS in the other story, “The Verger” a verger makes a rich man without education.
In this story, money is a very significant thing for Paul’s family. His mother thinks that if we want to be a good family in the world then we should have a large numbers of money. She says that she is very unlucky woman because she has no very much money. She wants only money by hooks and crooks.
Paul wants to become a blue eyed boy of his mother. He wants to earn huge money that is why he totally forgets his existence. At last, he dies in the sense that how he can earn much more money for the happiness of his mother.
In this story, the writer explains that we should not run for money, because money is luck of chance. We can get only things which are in our fate. It may be theme ,moral lesson or central idea of the story which name is ” THE ROCKING HORSE WINNER”.