“But the weather had changed and darkened and home was nowhere to be seen. She turned her face out to the incoming sea and splashed on” (147).
”Magic is the moment when a ghost appears on the stage…”
“On a day such as today, the widows and the grieving mother were expected to keep their black weeds and pale faces in their shuttered homes…No parade of victory or peace ever included the biers of the dead” (302).
“The interdependence of character and environment has its roots in Hardy’s upbringing and childhood…” (Bullen, 10).