• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Elizabeth Jane; A Heroine in "The Mayor of Casterbridge"?

Extracts from this document...


...read more.


________________ ...read more.


________________ ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Thomas Hardy section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Thomas Hardy essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    The Mayor of Casterbridge - Henchard Vs Farfrae

    3 star(s)

    This episode shows that Farfrae has principles and is a caring man whereas Henchard doesn't take into account anyone's feelings and shows no remorse when the man is standing there in his pants. Farfrae doesn't have any good fortune from this initially but it does lead to the men falling out and eventually Farfrae losing his job.

  2. Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge.

    This is an extremely important observation, because Henchard basically gives up the rights to his supposedly feminine emotions, such as passion and tenderness. Emotions like these are essential to sexual motivation and lust, and without them, Henchard becomes a non-sexual entity, almost verging in being anti-sexual.

  1. Analysing The First Two Chapters of 'The Mayor of Casterbridge' and How They Act ...

    She and Michael don't converse until the dialogue where Susan encourages Michael to go the furmity rent, instead of the alcoholic tent; page 4. This proves that Susan is the most sensible out of the two. Although Susan may have made the most sensible choice, she still didn't escape shame and pain.

  2. How The Mayor of Casterbridge reflects the social, historical and cultural influences of the ...

    met Henchard; Farfrae had his own gig, which is mentioned several times throughout the novel and finally the carriage that was used on Henchard's and Susan's wedding day; a brougham. "Susan Henchard entered a carriage for the first time in her life when she stepped into the plain brougham which drew up at the door on the wedding day."

  1. Setting in the Mayor Of Casterbridge

    Moreover, indeed this was the actual place where the coach from London to Bristol used to stop. The significance here is that if Lucetta had been present, the story would not advance like this and the Triangle between Henchard, Farfrae and Lucetta would not have been made.

  2. How does Thomas Hardy manipulate several places in The Mayor of Casterbridge to his ...

    It actually exists in the town itself. Hardy uses this inn as the connection to the outside world - as a coach stop - and this is where Lucetta first arranges to meet Henchard for the return of the letters. 'I shall be in the coach which changes houses at the Antelope...'

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work