Chariots of fate Fate and Sinister Signs in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles /

This thesis examines the influence of external forces on the life of Tess d'Urberville and the people who are related to her. I will prove that the force that plays the most outstanding role in shaping her fate is heredity. Using the text of Hardy's novel and contemporary literary criticis...

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Main Author: Petrovszki Edit
Other Authors: Pethő Ildikó
Format: Thesis
Published: 2005
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Online Access:http://diploma.bibl.u-szeged.hu/75760
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Summary:This thesis examines the influence of external forces on the life of Tess d'Urberville and the people who are related to her. I will prove that the force that plays the most outstanding role in shaping her fate is heredity. Using the text of Hardy's novel and contemporary literary criticism I will demonstrate that the events of her life are governed by the fact that she is a descendant of the ancient d'Urberville family.