I was surprised by it too
Posted by Constanza on September 16, 1998 at 16:19:49:
In response to Hardy's attitudes about class, written by Jane on September 16, 1998 at 10:04:32
I like that part where AC "thinks" that there is not a great difference between a wise and good woman of a low class and a wise and good woman of a high class...
I think that also by choosing a milkmaid as the wronged heroine of his novel he was making his readers realize that their servants were also human beings and suffered as well as they did.
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