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Ecocritical Themes in Three of Thomas Hardy’s Novels

Author ZhaoYuHong
Tutor WangHuiLing
School Northwestern University
Course Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords Ecocriticism Novel Critical Theory Ecological environment Thomas Hardy Literary Review Consumerism Central figure Feminism The fate of the characters
Type Master's thesis
Year 2005
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Of Thomas Hardy's literary criticism from the characters themselves , as well as the social constructs centered Marxist ( Marxist ) , consumer and feminism as the theoretical basis for analysis . This paper is just the rise in recent years , theory of ecological criticism (ecocriticism) theory relying on three novels of Hardy : \During the analysis , the three concepts : resident for the analysis of the central figure in the Nature 's relations with the outside world , in - between , the interloper to arrive at their fate depends largely on their surroundings the closeness of the relationship . That Hardy for ecocriticism theory value is that he always placed the figure the relative stability of the ecological environment , the impact of social and technological development for the intrusion of the ecological environment , and the fate of the characters show . This article aims to analyze the works of Hardy , and inspire people 's attention to environmental protection , to let people know : With the advance of the process of economic globalization , the destruction of the global environment is growing , already constitute a crisis of human survival , and the fact that show that merely relying on science and technology or means of the executive and the legislature can not be a fundamental solution to this crisis, or spiritual way of final settlement . Mental emotional factors throughout the entire planet's ecosystems , and thoroughly correct the human Battle natural \

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