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Essay | Tess of the D'Urbervilles

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Summary: Discusses the significance of the rape scene in chapter 11 of 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles' by Thomas Hardy.
“Tess of the D'Urbervilles” written in 1891 by Thomas hardy is a novel about a young woman called Tess Durbeyfield and is structured around seven phases reflecting the pattern of her life. In the first phase, `The Maiden', we see Tess's father finding out that he is related to the d'Urbervilles. He gets drunk in celebration and is unable to drive to market so Tess goes in his place. On the way she suffers an accident and the family horse is killed. Eager to make up for this she is encouraged by her mother and father to go to Mrs d'Uberville for help. Yet Mrs d'Uberville is not really a distant relative - the surname has been assumed by a successful commercial family that have recently moved to the area. Tess meets Alec d'Urberville, the son of the family, while out on her errand, and he arranges...

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