Relevant Now: The Son's Veto by Thomas Hardy analysis
Thomas Hardy's The Son's Veto, Graham Greene's The Basement Room and alan Sillitoe's Uncle Ernest
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. I finally decided to tell my son Randolph that I wanted to get married to Sam but I was very worried about the reaction and the answer Randolph would give, so I wanted to wait for the right time to ask. It was an evening when they were alone in the house together, and Sophie finally had to tell him that she was thinking about a second marriage. Randolph thought the idea was pretty ok and he asked her if she had found anybody.
Sophy was a victim of these events, but by what was she victimised? This is the question that I am attempting to address in this essay. There are several possible answers to this question. She may have been a victim of her own character and choices, of the character and choices of those around her or of pure bad luck.