Tess of the d’Urbervilles – Chapter Summaries

Chapter 1 Tess’s father, Jack, learns from Parson Tringham that his family descends from the noble d’Urberville line. He proceeds to get hammered. Chapter 2 Tess is introduced, dancing at a May dance. She is dressed in white but wears a red ribbon in her hair. A middle-class boy joins the group but does not dance with Tess. Chapter 3 Tess’s mother tells of her … Continue reading Tess of the d’Urbervilles – Chapter Summaries