Tess of the D'Urbervilles

The symbolism and allusion of 'Angel's carrying of the girls across the swollen river'.

Tess of the d'Urbervilles Novel by Thomas Hardy

Asked by
Last updated by Aslan
Answers 1
Add Yours

Angel was really waiting to carry Tess across the river. He carries three girls first in order to carry Tess. This shows Angel's devotion to Tess as long as she remains an ideal in his mind.