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Analysis of Thomas Hardy’s Treatment of Rural Life in "Far From the Madding Crowd"

Born and brought up in the country of Doressetshire, the heart and soul of Wessex, Hardy had a thorough and accurate knowledge of the life and the people – in every details of the landscape, meadow, wood, hill, dale and of the vocation of his farmers, shepherds, woodlanders, dairyman and the dairymaid. Being absorbed in the Wessex history, tradition and folklore, his Far From The Madding Crowdexcels in rural features, life, customs habits, manners, language etc of Weather bury, Caster bridge, Norcombe etc.