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Essay | Emotions in Thomas Hardy's Poems

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Emotions in Thomas Hardy's Poems

Summary: 1912-1913 was an emotional time for poem Thomas Hardy, whose wife died in 1912. His grief is reflected in his poems, including "The Going," "Your Last Drive," and "I Found Her Out There."
Thomas Hardy is a well known novelist and poet. Like all good writers Hardy uses personal experiences and dilemmas to influence his writing.

In 1874 Thomas Hardy married Emma Lavina Gifford, all though not all 38 years that they were married were happy; Hardy's grief was tremendous when she suddenly passed away in 1912.

The poems written in the period of 1912-1913 all resembled this specific anguish that Hardy was experiencing and was revealed in the poems themselves.

In this essay, I am going to explore Thomas Hardy's feelings, moods and emotions which are expressed through the poems, and how they may alter as time goes by.

`The Going', was one of the early poems of the period, written in 1912, just three weeks after Emma's death. As this is one of the first poems written, the emotions are very raw, at this point Hardy would not have reached...

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