Jude the Obscure

Jude the Obscure

by

Thomas Hardy

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Christminster

Christminster is a fictional university town based on Oxford, England. Jude first learns of it when he is eleven years old and his teacher, Mr. Phillotson, leaves Marygreen to go there. Christminster then becomes…

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Little Father Time

Little Father Time is a character in the novel, but he also acts as a symbol of coming of age and Hardy’s apprehensive view of the generation to come. Little Father Time lacks personality except… read analysis of Little Father Time