Thomas Hardy Essay | How Does Thomas Hardy's Poetry Relate to His Life

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of How Does Thomas Hardy's Poetry Relate to His Life.
This section contains 873 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on How Does Thomas Hardy's Poetry Relate to His Life

How Does Thomas Hardy's Poetry Relate to His Life

Summary: Describes how the poetry of Thomas Hardy relates to events in his own life. Provides biographical detail on Hardy's life. Contends that Hardy wrote many of his poems motivated by the ironic death of his wife, Emma.
Thomas Hardy, a famous poet in the 19th Century, has written some very touching poems. During the period of 1912-1913 Hardy provided readers with some of his most emotive and personal poems. A study of this collection revealed that these poems related to Thomas Hardy's life. It became apparent that Thomas wrote these poems motivated by the ironic death of his wife Emma. Thomas was not looking for sympathy but was seeking forgiveness from his late wife, and he wanted to apologise for the way he had treated her before her death. The irony being that when she was alive Thomas had been embarrassed of her and after she had died he realised how much he loved her. To show his love for her, Thomas wrote these poems.

Thomas's immediate feelings after Emma had died are reflected in the poem `The...

(read more)

This section contains 873 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on How Does Thomas Hardy's Poetry Relate to His Life
Copyrights
BookRags Student Essays
How Does Thomas Hardy's Poetry Relate to His Life from BookRags Student Essays. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook