Tess Of The D'urbervilles Main Quick Notes

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Tess of the D'urbervilles- Quick Notes and Overview (Pasterol Theory included)

Context: Victorian Ideologies and change in society

  • Written in Victorian England, under the transformation of the industrial revolution, agriculture was being replaced by industry (could link to pasterol theory and modernization of Britain, taking them away from nature as usually country people went to the city to find work). Hardy expressed his negative view on the city and the decline for rural society through the novel and could be seen through all the bad events that happens to Tess that link with the city: - journey to the city (larger town) is where she killed the horse (Prince) and could be argued that is where her


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