Tag: Close Reading


A Short Analysis of Thomas Hardy’s ‘The Walk’

A commentary on one of Hardy’s Poems of 1912-13 – by Dr Oliver Tearle Thomas Hardy’s poetry is full of negation, negatives, nots, ‘un-’ words, and missed opportunities. ‘A Broken Appointment’ is one such example. And ‘The Walk’, one of the celebrated ‘Poems of 1912-13’ which Hardy composed in the […]