Tess' Attempt to Find her Place in Society
Everyone yearns for a sense of belonging, to be happy and find their niche in life. Some people do not achieve this dream, while others do. Some of the braver people do not give up easily, even when all odds are against them. Such is true for the protagonist in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles. It can be seen that Tess is searching for and attempting
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find her place in society, which could possibly be at Flintcomb-Ash, as she knew it was not in Marlott.
Tess makes many mistakes, travels to different places and deals with despotic situations during her life. Through determination she was successful in her mission of finding her place in society. The sense of belonging, being needed is compulsory to happiness and worth a lifetime of searching.
Hardy, Thomas. Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Toronto: Penguin, 1994.