Tess of the d'Urbervilles Essay | The Character of Angel Clare

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The Character of Angel Clare

Summary: Author Thomas Hardy introduces the character of Angel Clare in "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" and continues with the character develoment throughout the book. Hercharacter is developed further through the development of other characters and her relationship with them.
How does Hardy's presentation of Angel

Clare change as the novel progresses"

The character of Angel Clare is portrayed by Hardy as member of the middle class who does not agree with middle class ways. He is the "hero" in this novel, if it has one although he does not always make choices we would assume to be "right." This is a sign of Hardy's realistic writing which was popular during the era in which Tess of the D' Urbervilles was written. Clare is shown as being a man that thinks he is and appears to be open minded and thoughtful but really on the inside he isn't, he has faults and flaws like normal people which were not usually shown in heroes of other Victorian novels.

Angel Clare is first introduced in chapter two, as he stops walking with his brothers to dance with...

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