Lawrence's novel, Aaron's Rod
, ends with the 1967 film, You Only Live Twice.
He described this ark as a blasphemous copy of the biblical Ark of the Covenant, in which Moses placed the Ten Commandments, Aaron's rod
, and a sample of the manna that God sent from heaven.
They put the tablets of the law and Aaron's rod
and a piece of manna in the Ark of the Covenant in order to tell their children and their grandchildren of all God's miracles in the desert.
Tim Unsworth writes from Chicago where he carves reproductions of Aaron's rod
Kinkead-Weekes acknowledges a bisexuality in Lawrence, but steadfastly denies actual homosexuality, thus cutting off exploration of problematic elements within Lawrence: the strong evocation of homosexual feeling in, for instance, The White Peacock, Aaron's Rod
, and The Plumed Serpent, not to mention the 'strange, unacknowledged, inflammable intimacy' between Gerald and Birkin in the suppressed prologue to Women in Love.