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As soon as the Gipsy appears in the story he is mad to appear to be the strong but silent type His pose was loose his gaze insolent in its indifference I think that D H Lawrence does this to show the contrast between the civilised men in the car and the way that the Gipsy reacts towards them It shows how inpatient that men in the car are and how unsympathetic the Gipsy is towards that way of life Later on in the story the reader becomes aware that this is what draws Yvette to the Gipsy The Gipsy is made to look sexually attractive by Lawrence but the gipsy is also stereotyped He was apparently a man something over thirty and beau in his way With a big yellow-and-red bandanna handkerchief round his neck The Gipsy seems to Yvette to be very powerful and we feel the power that the Gipsy has over Yvette But his bold eyes kept staring at Yvette she could feel them on her cheek on her neck and she dared not look up This power that we see in the Gipsy enforces my point about him being strong but silent He is made to look very dark and Lawrence makes it seem that he overlooks situations and avoids being involved Yvette appears at first to be fearful of the Gipsy and accepts that he is stronger willed than she is Although the Gipsy does not speak to Yvette in the whole of the section they still seem to exchange thoughts to each other Yvette feels that she cannot match him hence her inability to look into his eyes This is very important because it shows how Yvette does not get caught up on class issues There is a very obvious comparison between the Gipsy and Yvette The Gipsy has a weird and almost sinister way about him The character of the Gipsy brings out Yvettes innocence and it
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