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Points of Enlightenment in Tess of the D'urbervilles

Summary: Essay discusses the various points of enlightenment in "Tess of the D'urbervilles" by famous author Thomas Hardy.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles written by the famous and significant author, Thomas Hardy has long been read and critiqued. Tess, the main character of the novel, who meant a lot to Hardy himself, meets her end quite tragically; the end being overwhelming and heartbreaking since her downfall is caused by her " mere vessel of emotion untinctured by experience." It is the " cruelty of lust and the fragility of love" of the two men in her life that shapes her end. One in social law rightful to be her husband, and the other, outlawed and frowned upon by society--her actual husband. Tess, a simple, poor, village girl, eldest of a large family, descendent of the blighted d'Urberville descent meets her doom due to her own good will to help her family that needs crucial financial aid. The events that follow her attempt to...

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