Fate in Thomas Hardy’s Poetry
HalaJoma’a, Tamador Kh. Abu-Snoubar

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) paved the way for modernism. His writings reflect the core of the modernist era that covered the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Shaped by the rapid growth of the industrial societies and the panic of the First World War, modernism is the age of experimenting with everything. Among other features, modernism concerns with fatalism; the continuity of time. The present paper sheds light on the writings of Thomas Hardy as he experiences in his writings his different viewpoints of the continuity of time and the indifferent attitude of time, taking "The Convergence of the Twain" and "Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?" as a models to be discussed.

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