Literary parallels in ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’

As a work rich in symbolism and allusion, Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles contains innumerable references, motifs and symbols borrowed from a variety of places. The possibilities listed below are few of an inexhaustible many. Shakespeare's Hamlet Tess begs the vicar that her child be given a Christian burial. The child was not baptised by the vicar before … Continue reading Literary parallels in ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’