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Tess of the d'Urbervilles Teaching Resources

Animals 1: Descriptions of Tess compared to animals with guiding questions.

Colours 1: Quotations from a critic and questions to explore the symbolism of colour in the novel.

Critics 1: A series of critic's statements about Tess to explore and discuss.

Reading record: The start of a reading record. Page references are to the Penguin Classics edition, published 1978.

Symbols 1: List of themes, motifs, symbols and issues in the novel.

Textual differences 1: Notes on the revisions Hardy made with two questions to aid discussion.

Travel 1: Quotations from a critic and questions to explore the significance of travel and journeys in the novel.