Questions tagged [the-mayor-of-casterbridge]

Questions about the novel The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy. Questions about this book should be tagged with [thomas-hardy].

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Did Henchard sell his wife in “The Mayor of Casterbridge” only because he was drunk?

In the novel The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy, Michael Henchard auctioned his wife in a bar and sold her to a sailor named Newson for five guineas along with his infant daughter. As far as ...