Short Questions and Answers of Tess of d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

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Is Tess a pure woman?

Tess in the novel Tess of D’urbervilles by Thomas Hardy is not pure physically as Hardy himself calls her “maiden no more” but the loss of virginity under the circumstances like rape does not loss the purity. She is pure in her attention and soul.

How does the novel Tess of D’urbervilles by Thomas Hardy reflect a naturalistic theme?

Nature is an important theme in Tess of D’urbervilles. Thomas Hardy uses the nature to express the emotions and feelings of Tess, when Tess is happy the nature also presents spring time, blue sky and flowers but at Flintcomb-Ash Dairy the hardships of work and hard weather heighten the sadness of Tess.

What does the person tell Mr. Durbeyfield In Tess of D’urbervilles?

The person calls Mr. Durbeyfield with the name of Sir John and tells him that he is belongs to noble family of D’urbervilles.

What does Mr. Durbeyfield do after he talks to the person?

He orders to a boy that he sent a carriage for him which takes him to home.

Where does Angel first see Tess?


Angel first sees Tess at the May Day dance in Marlot.

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Short Questions and Answers of Linguistics

Note: I have collected important questions of Linguistics from different examinations and answered here.

How is language Arbitrary?

There is no logical relation between the sound or written word and the object. Same object have different names in different areas shows that there is no logical relation between word and object. So, language is arbitrary.

How is linguistics a Science?

Linguistics is the scientific study/ systematic study of language. In linguistics the method is applied by making observations, testing hypotheses and deriving theories. So, linguistics is a science but social science not a practical science.

What is meant by Syn-chronic and Diachronic study of language?

Syn-chronic study of language is the study of language at a fix point or present but Diachronic study of language is the study of language change or study of language through history.

How does Ferdinand De Saussure make a distinction between Langue and Parole?

According to Ferdinand de Saussure the distinction between langue and parole is that langue is the structure of language in the mind/grammar of language in mind and the parole is the speech or written language.

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