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Analysis of Tess of D'urbervilles - Chapter 16

Summary: Analyzes and reviews chapter 16 of the novel, Tess of d'Urbervilles, written by Thomas Hardy. Considers how this chapter is the beginning of the Phase of the rally - a reassembling of forces for a renewed effort or conflict.
The chapter I am presenting is Chapter 16, the first chapter of Phase the Third of Thomas Hardy's Tess of d'Urbervilles. This phase of the text or rather this phase of Tess's life, as Hardy would prefer to say, is unerringly named The Rally.

Acco. to the Oxford dictionary the word rally means..... The meaning speaks for itself. Tess is putting her past behind her to start a new independent life... in other, lighter, words, Tess is preparing for round 2.

But before we even get to the point of praising her bravery lets consider this fact... did women in the Victorian era who went through something as humiliating as rape even HAVE a round 2...did life await these women... the only choice of life they had was that of a prostitute or something lower than that. But Hardy seems to have turned this age-old...

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