I love what Benicio does; he’s massive, so big. I was thinking of a tragic character and think Jimmy is close to a Thomas Hardy character; he’s out of a Hardy novel. He has no men in his life, only women — his sister, mother, daughter. When he falls down drunk, the nurses can’t pick him up, but this little man — Devereux, his doctor — picked him up.
I've gotten every award imaginable, but I've never thanked them ... Maybe I should. Thank you, Shakespeare. Thank you, Thomas Hardy. Thank you, Nikolai Gogol.
Richard acknowledges that he probably missed a deadline for getting his information submitted in time to get included in the (catalog) ... By the time they sent the emails ... (students) very well could have made decisions about what they were doing or would have had conflicts if they wanted to take the course. Consequently, he didn't get the enrollment needed.More quotes »
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...in Poet's Corner in Westminster Abby next to the great Charles Dickens. ... ... Hardy's The Darkling Thrush, is a poem full of much sorrow. It is dark... ...Lord Byron's "When we two parted" and Hardy's "A Trampwoman's Tragedy... from OpPapers.com Read more »
Lincolnshire Echo published Hardy adaptation is a fitting end to another strong society...
The books of Thomas Hardy seem to be out of fashion at the moment. Not so long ago there were several TV adaptations which won plenty of praise, but other periods and themes have become more fashionable. He has made no fewer than three films based on Har from Lincolnshire Echo Read more »
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Was Tess Durbeyfield raped or seduced? The answer depends on which version of Tess of the D'Urbervilles we refer to. For all the changes Thomas Hardy has made to the story, and the web of ambiguities spun in each revision, it would seem he has purposeful from SCMP Read more »
Book review: Grace And Mary by Melvyn Bragg
OVER the years, Melvyn Bragg’s writing has attracted a degree of (jealous?) teasing, but the dissenting voices compete with a louder chorus of praise in which he is favourably compared with DH Lawrence and Thomas Hardy. His latest novel is based on the s from The Scotsman Read more »
The Son's Veto (Thomas Hardy)
Q. How does Hardy make us feel sorry for the character of Sophy? Focus points: - Language - Situation - Character Ans: The themes depicted throughout the story are that of love, sacrifice, regret, relationship issues and most importantly class divisions from OpPapers.com Read more »