The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion

by

Thomas Hardy

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Humphrey’s Father Character Analysis

Humphrey’s father is an elderly man who has become too feeble to attend to his own affairs. Humphrey claims that his father’s weakness is the reason he needs to stay away from Phyllis for so long. Readers learn that Humphrey’s father is, like Dr. Grove, intent on Humphrey’s successful engagement to Phyllis, and will not approve of Humphrey’s secret, less respectable marriage.
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