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The context of Hardy’s Tess of the d’urbevilles strongly influences the text. Through values in the late 18th Century in areas such as gender, religion and class, we witness how ‘Tess of the d’urbevillies’ is a true product of its times and elucidates the ideologies …

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The idea that character determines one’s fate is displayed beautifully in three works: The Mayor of Casterbridge, by Thomas Hardy, The Awakening, by Kate Chopin, and The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Michael Henchard (Hardy’s protagonist) is a man whose character is polar: he is …

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