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English Literature Essay on: Far From The Madding Crowd.

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English Literature Essay on: Far From The Madding Crowd Introduction This books bases on country aspects. It includes a storyline of a young woman named Fanny robin who goes missing after having an affair with Sergeant Oak. There is much more to it though, Bathsheba recalls to having an affair with the man aswell and generally the misshappenings, which take place, are dealt with and found out. Thomas hardy makes great use of rural settings and countryside work and activities in writing the opening third of Far From The Madding Crowd. His description of the scenery, atmosphere and people involved is quite the opposite of city life. ...read more.


The villagers often come together to discuss matters. They are brought together as a group and they talk things through. All the villagers seem pretty friendly towards eachother and arrange some welcome food and drink at the Malthouse. Bathsheba becomes the leader of the 'Bailiff Pennyways' after telling the men who were currently incharge of. Alough Oak did ask Bathsheba to marry him, they still seem to flow a good workmen ship and even friendship between them. Of course Oak wanted more but he possibly couldn't, as she didn't feel the same way for him as he did for her. Liddy and Bathseba seems to get on well. ...read more.


In the city we don't have to work too hard to get things, but in the country side it is different, even more so at the time this book was written in the eighteenth century. The book has a plot and shows us what is happening behind their lives (e.g. affair etc). Conclusion This book was indeed a structured country life book. Alough it was slow to start of with at the begging it got better and more interesting. We found out about the character lives and what went round them. As you read on more events take place. So far the storyline is quite flowing and too hard to catch onto. I didn't know weather it would get exceedingly better, but it has. ...read more.

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