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Essay | A Comparative Essay of "Tess of the D'urbervilles" and "Antigone"

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A Comparative Essay of "Tess of the D'urbervilles" and "Antigone"

Summary: Essay describes to what extent are the outcomes of Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" and Jean Anouilh's "Antigone" attributable in each case to the personality of the heroine.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Antigone are both about a female protagonist, an eponymous heroine, who commits a crime and is then led to her unjustly death. Tess was written in 1891 by Thomas Hardy, set in Hardy's Wessex whereas although Anouilh's "Antigone" was written in 1951 it has no set period, as an up-dated version of the original Greek play by Sophocles. The novel and play were written around sixty years apart and are of completely different genres yet are similar in the fact that both texts follow the fortunes and misfortunes of their heroines. Although there are many noticeable similarities between the two characters of Tess and Antigone, there are several distinct differences between them as Anouilh uses a chorus to narrate the story in Antigone, Hardy uses authorial intervention to discuss the inevitability and pre-destined events in Tess's life...

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