Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), enduring author of the twentieth century, wrote the classics Jude the Obscure , Tess of the d'Urbervilles , Far from the Madding Crowd , The Return of the Native , The Mayor of Casterbridge , and many other works.
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), enduring author of the twentieth century, wrote the classics Jude the Obscure , Tess of the d'Urbervilles , Far from the Madding Crowd , The Return of the Native , The Mayor of Casterbridge , and many other works. See less
The following is a personality profile of Thomas Hardy based on his work.
Thomas Hardy is unconventional and boisterous.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Thomas Hardy is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.
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