Chapter56 Analysis

1. Beauty In Loneliness – After All Chapter 56 2. The Basics: <ul><li>Bathsheba (in my opinion) has entered an emotional downfall, she begins to cry after…
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  • 1. Beauty In Loneliness – After All Chapter 56
  • 2. The Basics: <ul><li>Bathsheba (in my opinion) has entered an emotional downfall, she begins to cry after visiting the grave of her past lover. She before had never truly been inclined to cry with others in watch, due to she preserves he dignity. (Which was wavering before this point anyway) </li></ul><ul><li>Oak decides to tell Bathsheba that he wants to move away from England. </li></ul><ul><li>Oak begins to distance himself from Bathsheba, which in turn upsets her as Oak was helping her with the work around the farm involving money. Bathsheba slowly appears to not want to be independent any longer in this chapter. </li></ul><ul><li>They discuss matters in Oaks house, say they love each other, and depart. </li></ul>
  • 3. And to me as if it were years ago--long years, and I had been dead between. And now I am going home, Mr. Oak The Quote: <ul><li>The “Long Years Inbetween” make it seem like Bathsheba has been in mourning until she visited the grave of the person she (supposedly) “loved”. </li></ul><ul><li>How she says “I had been dead between” gives the impression she has been “revived” upon visiting the church and having a proper conversation with Oak. </li></ul><ul><li>How she's “going home” makes it also appear that she had departed from the real world upon the death of Troy, and is now returning because of the “beacon” that Gabriel is. </li></ul>
  • 4. Character: <ul><li>Gabriel (as per usual) is depicted as “holy”, seeing as he is one of the voices in a choir in a church. </li></ul><ul><li>Bathsheba has returned from the past and is now setting her mind on a future with Oak. </li></ul>Pathetic Fallacy: <ul><li>The line “the moon shone upon his forehead” gives Gabriel the role of effectively being a beacon of hope for Bathsheba. The atmosphere between them two from this also seems sombre, as the night is still and there are no disturbances. </li></ul>
  • 5. The singing: <ul><li>The singing throughout the Church scene describe Bathsheba's feelings as she talks to Oak. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Which I have loved long since, and lost awhile” also describes Bathsheba's likeness to Oak throughout the course of the book. </li></ul>
  • 6. “ Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired” -Robert Frost
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