Special Sub-Topic: Far From The Madding Crowd
|Which county is the novel placed in?|
Wessex. Hardy revived the name from ancient times
|How did Gabriel Oak lose his sheep?|
His inexperienced dog chased them over the cliff. I always felt sorry for the dog
|How does Gabriel get a job as a shepherd for Bathsheba?|
Saves her corn from fire. He made a habit of saving her crops
|Who is the servant girl that Troy really loves?|
Fanny Robin. Well he should have been kinder to her then
|Who is the wealthy landowner that falls in love with Bathsheba?|
|What did it say on the Valentine that naughty Bathsheba sent to the wealthy landowner?|
|Why didn't Troy's sweetheart marry him when she had the chance?|
She went to the wrong church. Poor Fanny
|Why does Troy vanish from Bathsheba's life?|
He flees in despair at the sight of Fanny's body. Good riddance
|How does Troy finally meet his end?|
He is shot dead by his rival.
|Who are the happy couple at the end of the novel?|
Bathsheba and Gabriel & Gabriel and Bathsheba.
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