Tess of the D’Urbervilles: Chapters 37-59

There would have been another section post for Tess, but it’s been rough at school lately and I couldn’t keep up.  You know something’s wrong when blogging doesn’t sound like fun.  But I’m not as stressed anymore, so I will try to aim for consistency.  We’ve already finished the book, so this post is going to […]

Tess of the D’Urbervilles: Chapters 25-36

I was really happy for Tess and Angel.  I was hoping they would get together, and they did.  Angel leaves the farm for a bit to go talk to his parents about his intentions to marry Tess.  They are not too happy, but it doesn’t matter to him. Meanwhile, Tess is back at the farm […]

Tess of the D’Urbervilles: Chapters 14-24

After a few months of working for the D’Urbervilles, Alec takes Tess for a ride in the woods known as The Chase.  In class yesterday, I realized I completely missed something.  While they were in the woods, Alec raped Tess.  So, I spoke up: Am I missing pages? Professor Cadwallader later explained that no, it […]

Tess of the D’Urbervilles Chapters 1-13

I’m super stoked to read this one because fun fact: When Mom, my Aunt Tracy, and I were in England, we visited a town called Bere Regis.  It’s the part of England the Turbervilles are from.  My aunt’s maiden name is Turbeville.  We stopped in the town’s church and everyone was really excited because they’d […]