Character Analysis Donald Farfrae

Donald Farfrae is a young Scotsman, leaner and frailer than Henchard. However, what he lacks in physical strength, he more than makes up for in charm, wit, and good humor. Donald has a mind for mechanical things and business. But, whereas Henchard has no penchant for creative endeavors, Donald has cultivated a pleasant singing voice and knows how to give an entertainment that will appeal to others. The most pronounced contrast between Henchard's and Donald's characters is that Donald cannot truly harbor a grudge or wish to be vengeful. He is prudent in his philosophy and social outlook, and one feels that he and Elizabeth-Jane are manifestly suited to each other.

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