The Mayor of Casterbridge By Thomas Hardy Character Analysis Jopp

Jopp is a dark character who possesses no wit, business sense, or honor. What is clearest about his character is his ability to harbor a grudge and to take joy in seeing an enemy suffer. His function in the novel is at once to serve as a villain and a catalyst for villainous behavior.

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After Michael sells his wife, he pledges never to drink alcohol for how long?