Thomas Hardy

Cecile Bullman
Mind Map by Cecile Bullman, updated more than 1 year ago
Cecile Bullman
Created by Cecile Bullman about 6 years ago


GCSE English Mind Map on Thomas Hardy, created by Cecile Bullman on 03/24/2014.

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Thomas Hardy
1 Hope
1.1 Huge tension in his poetry
1.1.1 Hope and the pain when it's lost
1.2 Poem
1.2.1 The Darkling Thrush The thrush represents hope He is the thrush "Blessed thrush whereof he knew that I was unaware Pessimistic view Protecting himself from disappointment The Convergence of the Twain The crash was destined "Blast - Beruffled"
1.2.2 Nobody comes Expectations of being let down Car lights embody this
1.3 All Hope is rooted in the old-world and it enduring
1.3.1 Tess of the D'urbervilles Sulsberry Plains Stonehenge
2 Change
2.1 Hardy fears change
2.1.1 Things are moving on - without Hardy
2.1.2 The Convergence of the Twain Man's best effort Scary Uses Dragon-like terms
2.2 Poem
2.2.1 Broken Lyre
2.2.2 The Going More than Emma's death Change in his life Altered All
2.2.3 Drummer Hodge Changes from Wessex to South Africa Use of Afrikaans
2.2.4 The Man he Killed War changes World is a worse place because of war
2.3 1900
2.3.1 Everything is changing rapidly
2.4 Tess Of the D'urbervilles
2.4.1 Hardy Fears change
2.4.2 Old vs. New house
2.4.3 In Wessex she is safe
3 Emma
3.1 Wife who died
3.1.1 Ignored her in life
3.1.2 Misses her in death
3.2 About her as much as his pain about as much as her reaction to her 'going'
3.2.1 The significance of his pain
3.2.2 Fears more abandonment than anything
3.3 Poems
3.3.1 The Voice
3.3.2 The Going
3.3.3 On the departure platform
3.3.4 Neutral Tones Poem TO her One day you will leave me!
3.4 Second wife is Florence (his secretary)
3.4.1 Spends their marriage writing about his dead wife 1912-1913
3.4.2 'Nobody comes' - Autobiographical about their relationship
4 Nature
4.1 Poem
4.1.1 The Darkling Thrush Winter Everything is dead
4.1.2 In Time of Breaking of Nations
4.1.3 Drummer Hodge The South African nature destroys a Wessex man Horrific 'foreign stars'
4.1.4 The Convergence of the Twain
4.2 The Natural world and living in it is KEY
4.2.1 WESSEX
4.3 Industry is damaging it
4.3.1 Or nature is fighting back
4.4 Nature = Hope
4.5 The Pathetic Fallacy represents his view of the world
4.5.1 Fog
4.5.2 Winter
4.5.3 The lack of life
4.6 Nature is the most important theme
4.6.1 Everything else should be led by nature
4.7.1 It will defeat industry
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