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Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy - Workbook featuring the unabridged text of this classic English novel, along with questions and activities. Free to print (PDF file).
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This workbook features the popular 1891 English novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy. This masterpiece of English literature, set in 1870s Wessex, England, attracted Victorian audiences with its sharp portrayal of late-nineteenth-century social issues. Generations of readers have been entranced by the lives and troubles of young country girl Tess Durbeyfield, wealthy ne'er-do-well Alec d'Urberville, and handsome, enchanting Angel Clare. This novel is a standard on college-prep reading lists. Click here to print. This novel workbook is unabridged, 274 pages in length. The answer key is below.
Answer Key: 1. He is the lineal representative of the ancient and knightly family of d'Urberville 2. D - Wessex 3. Marlott 4. White 5. Angel, Cuthbert, and Felix 6. Tess 7. Rolliver's 8. A - Abraham 9. Kingsbere 10. Tess and Abraham 11. The horse is killed in a collision with a mail cart 12. The Slopes 13. Answers will vary 14. Alec 15. B - False 16. She allows her hat to blow off, so that she must retrieve it 17. A - True 18. Chaseborough 19. Alec's 20. B - False 21. Alec 22. Her mother, Joan Durbeyfield 23. B - False 24. Mechanical reaper or reaping machine 25. Sorrow 26. D - milkmaid 27. Valley of the Great Dairies 28. Richard Crick 29. Angel Clare 30. Intellectual liberty 31. Tess 32. C - Harp 33. Peter the Great 34. D - Morning 35. B - Liza-Lu 36. Tess feels unworthy of his affections 37. B - Marian, Izz, Retty, Tess 38. Angel runs over to Tess, hugs her, and confesses that he loves her 39. B - Mercy Chant 40. B - False 41. Rev. Clare preached directly to Alec from the pulpit, which led Alec to publicly insult Rev. Clare 42. A - True 43. Sunday 44. Angel 45. A - True 46. B - False 47. Answers will vary 48. December 31 (New Year's Eve) 49. The man recognized Tess from Trantridge, and insulted her 50. An afternoon crow 51. Jewelry 52. Retty Priddle 53. Angel 54. Answers will vary 55. They will separate, with Tess returning to her parents' home 56. Believing Tess dead, he places her in a coffin 57. Answers will vary 58. B - False 59. B - 50 60. B - Brazil 61. Izz Huett 62. She pities them and wants to end their misery 63. Marian 64. B - False 65. B - False 66. A - True 67. A - Cross-in-Hand 68. Marriage license 69. Alec d'Urberville 70. Answers will vary 71. Their mother is dying and their father is ill 72. B - Alec 73. Tess's father, John Durbeyfield 74. Rural-to-urban migration, or "the tendency of the rural population towards the large towns" 75. Kingsbere 76. Izz and Marian 77. Tess's mother, Joan Durbeyfield 78. Sandbourne 79. The Herons 80. Mrs. Brooks 81. Blood 82. Alec d'Urberville 83. Cuthbert Clare 84. A - True 85. Bramshurst Court 86. Stonehenge 87. Answers will vary. Essay Questions - Answers will vary.