Description and comparison of the characters Michael Henchard and Donald Farfrae in 'The Mayor of Casterbridge'
Essay from the year 2014 in the subject English - Literature, Works, , language: English, abstract: The purpose of this essay is to examine and to describe the character of Michael Henchard as well as the character of Donald Farfrae. This essay will also try to find out the differences between the two men, in particular as far as their character traits are concerned. The subtitle of the novel suggests that the Mayor of Casterbridge is a 'Man of Character'. A Man of Character' is a person, in this case a man, who has a good character. However, the problem is that the man is not called by his name and there are two different mayors of the town- Michael Henchard and Donald Farfrae. For this reason all the information and details have to be gathered carefully in order to eventually find out to whom of them this term would apply and why.
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