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Tess of the D'urbervilles - a Pure Woman

Summary: Thomas Hardy refers to Tess as "A Pure Woman." How far do you agree with his description from your reading of chapter 12 of Tess Of The D'Urbervilles? Consider how Hardy presents the characters and events in this chapter and in the rest of the novel.
Thomas Hardy was one of the greatest 19th century English novelists. He was born in 1840. He lived in Dorset, where pretty much all his novels are based on.

He likes to write about his own personal feelings. He tries to show and persuade the readers to think like him.

In Tess of the D'Urbervilles Hardy writes as omniscient, he is the `god' of the book. He has made his own world, which he rules, and he knows everything about every character. He is always there, and from time to time he hints something about the future to create some kind of suspense.

Hardy was interested in social class, and obviously intrigued by how differently the working class was treated in comparison to the upper class. He wrote many books that suggested his ideas, like his first novel The Poor Man and the...

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