FIELDING’S CHARACTERIZATION Great creator of master characters Galaxy of character-immortal in the world of lit. Depicted with perfect impartiality and objectivity.
Life-like and real characters:-Thawackum –teacher who beat theinnocent pupils.Tom JonesDramatic method in depictingcharacters:-It is not by meredescription, but by making his charactersspeak and act that he puts them before
Fielding’s characters from a completepicture of human life:-We get vivid and graphic picture of thesociety of the 18th century in ‘TomJones’.Typical English men and women:-life,travel, quarrel.His excellence in male portraiture in‘Tom Jones’
Conclusion:-Lechery of Molly, the sexualaberrations of hero, the legalviolations of Black George, the terribleeccentricities of SquireWestern, stupidity of Mr.Allworthy,the silliness of DeborahWilkins, the sin of Bridget and thefoibles of number of character in ‘TomJones.