Tom Jones

a comic opera
  • 68 Pages
  • 3.65 MB
  • English
Printed for W. and W. Smith [and 15 others] , Dublin
Operas -- Libr
Statementby Joseph Reed
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
ContributionsFielding, Henry, 1707-1754.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 68 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15138090M

Tom Jones = The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Henry Fielding The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, often known simply as Tom Jones, is a comic novel by the English playwright and novelist Henry Fielding.

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Misfortune, followed by many spirited adventures as he travels to London to seek his fortune, teach him a sort of wisdom to go with his essential /5(39).

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Tom Jones is a foundling, which means that he's not related by blood to any of the people who raise him (or so he thinks).But Tom definitely has a family: he admires Squire Allworthy a whole heck of a lot, he fights with Mr. Blifil the way any mismatched set of siblings might, and he wants to marry Sophia enough to change his entire way of living for her by the end of the novel.

Tom Jones Summary. Tom Jones starts with Squire Allworthy, a wealthy landowner who lives with his unmarried sister Bridget at his estate, Paradise Hall, in southwestern Allworthy is a stand-up guy.

So when he comes back from a three-month stay in London and finds an anonymous baby in his bed, he decides to raise the little tyke. Tom Jones is considered one of the first prose works describable as a novel.

The novel is divided into 18 smaller books. Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind, wealthy landowner, Squire Allworthy. Tom grows into a vigorous and lusty, yet. Tom Jones is generally regarded as Fielding’s greatest book and also a very influential English novel.

The novel occupied eighteen books. The main theme of the novel is contrast between Tom Jone’s good nature, flawed but eventually corrected by his love for virtuous Sophia Western, and his half-brother Bilfil’s hypocrisy.

“To invent good stories, and to tell them well, are possibly very rare talents,” observed Henry Fielding in The History of Tom Jones, a hed inTom Jones has been hailed as one of the great comic novels of English literature and author Henry Fielding’s : Historynet Staff.

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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. Tom Jones, when very young, had presented Sophia with a little bird, which he had taken from the nest, had nursed up, and taught to sing.

Of this bird, Sophia, then about thirteen years old, was so extremely fond, that her chief business was to feed and tend it, and her chief pleasure to play with it.

The narration is marred by many character voices that are difficult to listen to, especially a strained falsetto used for lower-class women. As there are many long monologues, this becomes extremely irritating, especially in such a long book. Tom Jones is of course a milestone early novel, and on the whole enjoyable.

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Allworthy on his country estate, Tom Jones is deeply in love with the seemingly unattainable Sophia Western, the beautiful daughter of the neighboring squire though he. The Capture is the first book in the Guardians of the Ga'hoole.

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Squire Allworthy suspects that the infant whom he adopts and names Tom Jones is the illegitimate child of his servant Jenny Jones.

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When Tom is a young man, he falls in love with Sophia Western, his beautiful and virtuous the end his true identity is revealed and he wins Sophia’s. Moral Teaching in Fielding’s Tom Jones Abstract This essay aims to explore Henry Fielding’s art of moral teaching in The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, as the author originally entitled it.

In his writing, Fielding does not try to create utterly good or evil characters; instead, he simply depicts them as what they are. Chapter Summary for Henry Fielding's Tom Jones, book 1 chapters 10 13 summary.

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