T homas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840, in Higher Bockhampton in Dorset, a rural region of southwestern England that was to become the focus of his fiction. The child of a builder, Hardy was apprenticed at the age of sixteen to John Hicks, an architect who lived in the city of Dorcheste
Title: Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Barnes and Noble Classics
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
First line: On an evening in the latter part of May a middle-aged man was walking homeward from Shaston to the village of Marlott, in the adjoining Vale of...
Exploring the use of colour (including light and dark) in Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Shakespeare’s sonnets.
Often in literature, if not, always, symbols and symbolism are used to convey characteristics and atmosphere, powerfully evoking images within the readers subconscious, adding...