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|Statement||[by] Jean R. Brooks.|
|Series||Novelists and their world|
|LC Classifications||PR4754 .B73 1971b|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||336|
|LC Control Number||70881730|
Hardy favoured the lyric and ballad forms of poetry. Hardy’s poetry explores the themes of rural life and nature, love and loss, cosmic indifference, the ravages of time, the inevitability of death and the inhuman ironies of war. Hardy’s poetry is characterised by fatalistic pessimism, earthy realism, and abstract philosophising. 45 rows Thomas Hardy, whose books include Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, . Thomas Hardy was born in , the son of a stonemason. He trained and practised as an architect, but, as soon as he could, earned his living by writing the novels which made him famous. Then, after Jude the Obscure was met with hostility, he abandoned fiction and devoted himself full time to writing what he really wanted to write: narrative, dramatic and lyric poetry. Thomas Hardy, born in the year , wrote both novels and poetry before dying in the year , at the age of 87, after becoming ill with pleurisy in late He was born to Thomas, who worked as a local builder and stonemason and Jemima, his mom.
‘The Convergence of the Twain’ by Thomas Hardy is an eleven section poem that is divided into sets of three lines, or tercets. These sections are portioned off like stanzas, and labelled with roman numerals. The poem does follow a structured rhyme scheme. Analysis of the poem “Afterwards” by Thomas Hardy. The reference to the back gate suggests closure, and is a very precise way of describing the end of the narrator’s life. This sense of closure is also demonstrated in the structure of the poem, which is self-contained in its alternate rhyming quatrains. Neutral Tones’ was written when Thomas Hardy () was a young man (in ) but not published until , when his first volume of poetry, Wessex Poems, appeared. It’s a quintessential Hardy poem, a bleak take on love and a relationship gone sour, yet – as the title makes clear – the poem tries to depict the scene in a neutral way, describing things as they were. Hardy's poetry spans a period of time from the s to his death in It is I just completed the variorum edition of Thomas Hardy: The Complete Poems, edited by James Gibson (Palgrave, ). I actually read every single poem in this massive tome, and all I can say is that it is breathtakingly amazing/5.