Thomas Hardy- Tess of the D’urbervilles (Non-African)

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WITH REGARD TO THEMATIC PRE-OCCUPATION, DICTION, SETTING AND PLOT, ASSESS THOMAS HARDY “TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES AND MORAL”. THOMAS HARDY- TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES (NON-AFRICAN) Pre-Occupation Thomas hardy first in his career became an apprentice to John Hicks. A Dorchester Architect for several years, his practice architecture in Dorchester, he also simultaneously studied Greek and Latin. It was during this period that he began written poetry. In 1862, Hardy moved to London ad worked as a Architect for Arthur Bloomfield. He continued to write poetry but was unsuccessful in getting it published. In 1871, his first novel, Desperate Remedies, was published, and a year later, under the greenwood tree was published DICTION Diction…show more content…
THE THEMES OF THE TEXT ARE; 1. The injustice of existence 2. Changing ideas of social class in Victorian England 3. Men dominating women 1. The injustice of existence: - Unfairness dominates the lives of Tess and her family to such an extent that it begins to seem like a general aspect of human existence in Tess of the d’Urbervilles. Alec was not just to Tess by raping her and subjects her to serious challenge of live. Destiny also is not in favour of Tess because she revenge by killing Alec which result in taken her to prison and later hanged for murder. 2. Changing ideas of social class in Victorian England: - Tess of the d’Urbervilles presents complex picture of not both the importance of social class in nineteenth-century. England and the difficulty of defining class in any simple way. The D’Urbervilles pass for what the Durbeyfields truly are authentic nobility simply because the definitions of class have changed. The issue of class confusion even affects the Clare clan, whose most promising son, Angel, is intent on becoming a farmer and marrying a milkmaid, thus bypassing the traditional privileges of a Cambridge education was and a parsonage. The three main characters in the Angel-Tess-Alec triangle are all strongly marked by confusion regarding their respective social classes, an issue that is one the main concerns of the novel. 3. Men dominating women: - One of the recurrent themes of the

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