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Who is Jude? Why does his aunt tell him he would be better off dead? How does this make Jude feel? Does the aunt mean to be cruel to Jude? What does the aunt tell Jude about marriage and the people in his family? How does this foreshadow trouble for Jude in the future? Does Jude listen to his aunt's advice? Why or why not?

Who is Arabella? Why does she want to marry Jude? How do her friends tell her to convince Jude to marry her? Why does Arabella seduce Jude? What does she do to make Jude marry her? How does Jude feel when he learns the truth about Arabella? What does this do to their future together? How does marrying Arabella stall out Jude's plans to go to university? Does Jude ever get to Christminster?

Who is Sue Bridehead? Why does Jude begin going...

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