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How Thomas Hardy Shows Sympathy for Women

Summary: Examines how author Thomas Hardy demonstrates sympathy for women in his novels and literature. Provides biographical detail on his life. Provides documenting evidence from his work.
Thomas Hardy, when paid a lot of attention too, seems to be very sympathetic to women and their lack of rights. Being born in the 18th Century, he was brought up in a society of which looked poorly on the status and role of women and their rights. He was famously known as the `Guest master of description'. Apart from bringing literature that involved women and proved valid points on issues in society. His story's often used bleak and pointless context in Novels and were usually set in the countryside.

Take for instance `Tony Kytes, the Arch Deceiver'. He begins the story with a memory, which Hardy used great detail in. Tony is described as a boy with a `round', `small pox infected' face. Which still appeared attractive to women. Maybe he used this contradiction, to show how vulnerable or in-particular women were...

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