Fielding’s Art of Characterization with Special reference to Tom Jones Presented By Foram Vyas Roll No:-40 M.A part-1
Fielding’s Characterization Fielding’s prime interest was in depicting every day life of the Ordinary Man. He was great Creator of master Characters. He was Create Galaxy of Characters immortal in the world of Literature.
Round Characters An Introduction to the English Novel, Arnold kettle Puts: “…And The characters themselves are not,in the tallest sense. They are almost all ‘Flat’ Characters in the tradition of Comedy of Humours , based on the crude phychology of the middle Ages.”
Dramatic Method in depicting Characters It is in dialogues that Characters are revealed before Reader. Thus, He is able to bare their in most selves and expose their essential traits.
Fielding’s Characters from a Complete Picture of Human life We get vivid and graphic picture of the society of the 18th century. He believed-’Highest life is much the dullest and afford very little hum our or Entertainment.’
To Conclude this topic , Fielding’s excellence in Male portraiture, Unlike Richardson, He is powerful in drawing male Character, Like Tom, Josef, Jonathan etc.