CliffsNotes on Hardy s Tess of the d Urbervilles

Author: Jeff Coghill
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544184157
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Tess of the d'Urbervilles, you explore Thomas Hardy's literary classic as the author challenges many of the Victorian sensibilities of the 19th century by writing about such topics as immoral sex, murder, illegitimate children, and the unmarried living together. In the novel, you follow the journey of Tess as early events in her life lead her down the road to tragic ruin. Chapter summaries and commentaries take you through Tess's journey, and critical essays give you insight into Hardy's view on religion, as well as his use of setting and comparisons. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of the main characters A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters A section on the life and background of Thomas Hardy A review section that tests your knowledge A ResourceCenter full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Tess of the d Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy Book Analysis

Author: Bright Summaries
Publisher: BrightSummaries.com
ISBN: 2808012616
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Unlock the more straightforward side of Tess of the d’Urbervilles with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy, which tells the story of Tess Durbeyfield, a young woman from a working-class family who begins working for the d’Urberville family. After being assaulted by Alec d’Urberville, she gives birth to a child who then dies in infancy, and eventually finds a different job in a dairy. There, she falls in love with Angel Clare, who initially reciprocates her affections, but abandons her after she confesses her past on their wedding night. Angel eventually has a change of heart and returns to her, but by this time Alec has managed to insinuate himself back into Tess’s life, leading to her eventual doom. Tess of the d’Urbervilles is one of Thomas Hardy’s best-known works, and has been adapted for the theatre, television and film on numerous occasions. Find out everything you need to know about Tess of the d’Urbervilles in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

A Study Guide for Thomas Hardy s Tess of the D Urbervilles

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 141033659X
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A Study Guide for Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Tess of the D Urbervilles

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Spark Notes
ISBN: 9781586633820
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Tess of the D Urbervilles

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Publisher: Cliff Notes
ISBN: 9780822012733
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Tess of the d Urbervilles a Pure Woman

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Trajectory Inc
ISBN: 1632098830
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. "Tess of the d'Urbervilles, a Pure Woman" is a novel by Thomas Hardy. In the novel, Tess gets taken advantage of by Alec, and after bearing a child who quickly dies, she falls in love with Angel. Angel falls in love with Tess for her purity. After Angel becomes aware of Tess' secret will he be able to accept her for who she really is?

Tess of the D Urbervilles MAXNotes Literature Guides

Author: Charles Grimes
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738673129
Format: PDF
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REA's MAXnotes for Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.