Jude the Obscure Setting & Symbolism

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Books

Jude teaches himself Latin and Greek from books he received from Mr. Phillotson. Later, Jude teaches himself great literature and religion from books he saves up to buy.

Bread Cart

Jude drives a bread cart for his aunt's bakery during his teen years, but he spends the whole time reading instead of paying attention to where the horse is going.

Trains

Jude and Sue travel frequently between towns on the train. At one point, a porter mistakenly takes them for lovers and gives them a compartment all their own.

Closet

When Sue and Jude return to Christminster with their children, Sue finds a room at a private home near two universities. The children sleep in a closet in this room. Sue finds the children hanging by their necks in this closet the following morning due to a misunderstanding between her and Young Jude.

Graves

Sue stands on...

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