The first time the reader encounters Donald Farfrae, it is through
*Susan Henchard *Donald Farfrae *Newson
Against what criticisms of his book does Hardy defend himself? Do these seem important to you? Does Donald Farfrae seem authentically Scottish, and if not, does it matter?
-of Donald Farfrae at the King of Prussia, ch.8.
In Thomas Hardy’s tragic novel, ‘The Mayor of Casterbridge’, the author creates a foil in the form of Donald Farfrae to emphasize and consequently accentuate the downfall of the protagonist, Michael Henchard.