TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES
Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles is a novel that basically discusses Tess’ life from the age of 16 or 17 to the age of 21. We are told of her actions, justifications, trials and tribulations that she goes through along with the events that are significant in her life. There are no subplots in the story that intertwine with Tess’ story because Tess’ story is the most important. Her life
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most. Each character in the story is given his or her own personality and for that reason all of the are believable and realistic. In this story there are about eighteen characters. Tess Durbeyfield, the heroine of the novel, has a life that exemplifies the conflict between enjoyment and the detailed forces against enjoyment. Along with Tess there are her parents John Durbeyfield amd Joan Durbeyfield and her siblings Eliza Louisa Durbeyfield and Abraham Durbeyfield.