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In Tony Kytes, the Arch-Deceiver’, Thomas Hardy writes about the perils of love. Explore how the story deals with the attractions and dangers that women hold for men.
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In Tony Kytes, the Arch-Deceiver', Thomas Hardy writes about the perils of love. Explore how the story deals with the attractions and dangers that women hold for men.
It is immediately visible from reading, 'Tony Kytes, the Arch-Deceiver' that he is very popular with all the women in rural Wessex. It becomes more and more apparent throughout the story that his susceptibility to the opposite sex, and in addition to their flirtatious nature's that he cannot resist their feminine charms and he finds himself in many dangerous situations.
The story is set in the Eighteen hundreds and the people would have behaved and would have had very different social attitudes in comparison to people today. Nowadays our view on social relationships is perfectly acceptable and is the every day norm. For example it is seen in everyday life that a married man can be associated with a married women and nothing more can be said.
It is due to the fickle and indecisive nature of Tony Kytes that potentially brings him face to face with many dangerous situations.
Many examples of the potentially dangerous situations can be found at different points throughout the
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