‘Dreams’ by D. H. Lawrence

Summary

The poem ‘Dreams’ is a two- stanza poem written by D.H. Lawrence. In this poem, the poet depicts the evil purpose of the dreams. In the first stanza, the poet says that everyone dreams. Some people have unconscious dreams by night. That is why he can’t remember anything in the morning. To him, everything appears to be vanity. In the second stanza the poet talks about daydreamers.  The dreamers of the day are dangerous people. They dream with there eyes open which means they are going after what they want, and there is no stopping them. They are willing to go to any length to make their fantasies come true. That can be extremely damaging for other members of society. The poet’s piece attempts to raise public awareness of dreams. Everyone should have dreams for the betterment of themselves and others.

Theme of the poem ‘Dreams by D. H. Lawrence


In the poem, the poet has highlighted the importance of dreams. Actually, it is very necessary for the development of human civilization. There are two kinds of dreamers. One kind of people dreams in their sleep. The dream of these people is valueless. Such dreams are the representation of unconscious desires and thought. But another types of dreamers dream in daylight. They dream of something very valuable and necessary for civilization. They have firm determination to materialize their dream and finally become successful.

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