Essay on Arch

“Tony Kytes The Arch Deceiver,” “Old Mrs Chundle” And “The Withered Arm”

All three of the above Thomas Hardy short stories are set in 1800s “Wessex” the name Hardy gave to that part of South-West England which includes: Dorset, Somerset, Cornwall Hampshire and Wiltshire. These three stories, “Tony Kytes the Arch Deceiver,” “Old Mrs Chundle” and “The Withered Arm,” take place around Dorchester, which Hardy calls “Casterbridge. […]

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Tony Kites, the Arch Deceiver

Tony Kites, the Arch Deceiver is written by a male (Thomas Hardy) and deals with a male and female relationship. The females in this story are portrayed as quite stupid and easily led on. When considering the time of when the prose was written (1870’s) then the women would of also been quite presumptuous and […]

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Hardy’s portrayal of both men and women in “Tony Kytes, the Arch Deceiver”

Thomas Hardy, from reading and analyzing both Tony Kytes and The Mayor of Casterbridge, we can see feels very strongly about the roles and status in society of men and women in general. He metaphorically paints a picture for us of the way in which he feels men and women were appreciated in society in […]

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Tony Kytes ,The Arch Deciever

Deciever” is a comical hilarious story of an afternoon when Tony was driving home from the market in his wagon . A pretty girl called Unity to whom he was quite close before he met his present fiance stoppped him and asked him to give her a lift home . “My dear tony ,will you […]

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The tale “Tony Kytes, The arch deceiver” by Hardy

We can tell from the start the tone is that of a light hearted one. We can tell that Tony Kytes is the centre of village gossip, as the Carter knows a lot about him. The following quote shows Tony is a womaniser and an arch deceiver “He was quite the woman’s favourite, and in […]

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Best Friend vs Arch Enemy

In our society relationships are a very important aspect in life. We spend on average about eight hours a week socializing with friends and nearly twenty-two percent of our time on the internet consists of socialization with others. When we think of relationships we usually think of a family or an intimate relationship with a […]

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