'Robinson Crusoe' is a rich, complex and instructive novel and better far than I had ever reported it until now.
Angel Clare's father, Reverend Clare, is low church. This means his faith is very Protestant in nature, which emphasises plainness, simplicity and the word of God as found in the Bible. One is able to tell they are a 'low church' family by their plain clothes and furnishings and by the father's aversion to alcohol. One of the … Continue reading The influence of religion upon Angel Clare in ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’