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The answer, of course, is that Maurice "had been blinded in Flanders" (Lawrence 1990, 46): "The Blind Man" in a post-War story and Maurice's (and Lawrence's) pursuit of an alternative to "the fribbling intervention of mind, or moral, or what not" can be very precisely contextualized historically within Lawrence's reaction to the cataclysm known as the Great War.