What are the themes of the novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles?
There are many themes in Tess of the d'Urbervilles. Here are a few worth considering:
- Fate: The entire story is propelled by a random act of mischief when Parson Tringham tells Tess' father that he is descended from the noble d'Urberville family. This sets in motion a chain of events that eventually causes Tess to meet Alex.
- Nobility: Much of the conflict of the novel has to do with the arbitrary nature of class distinctions in British society. "Nobility" is shown to be simply another commodity available for...
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not really....I think my question has the lack of clarity....:D