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The Way Bathsheba Everdene Has Changed from the Book Far From The Madding Crowd "Bathsheba Everdene is a transformed woman at the conclusion of this novel". By referring closely to events in the text, reveal to what degree you agree with this statement. In this essay I am going to be deciding to what extent that I believe Bathsheba Everdene has shifted in the novel 'Far From The Madding Crowd'. I will compare the 2 sides and reach my judgment. I think that in the publication, in some ways Bathsheba has changed. When we first meet Bathsheba she will live with her aunt, also is likely dependant upon her. Then, Bathsheba inherits a farm and money. This phenomenon will give Bathsheba more liberty and freedom, so in that way she has changed from the onset of the novel. When Bathsheba's sheep get into a field of clover, the only person who will help her is Gabriel Oak. At first Bathsheba refuses to ask Gabriel for help as they have experienced a row but then she does. Gabriel answers "beggars mustn't be choosers". We know that Bathsheba is a very proud, independent woman and doesn't like to request help, but she swallows her pride and sends a note reading, "Don't desert me Gabriel". This must have been rather a hard thing to get a stubborn individual to do, and I believe that earlier on in the publication, Bathsheba would not have been able to do anything. This shows that Bathsheba is now more grown up and able to see the larger picture of life. At the onset of the novel, Bathsheba is very youthful and innocent. When Gabriel Oak suggests to Bathsheba the very first time, Bathsheba states "I shouldn't mind being a bride at a wedding, even when I could be one without having a husband" However, at the two times when Bathsheba is mar.. .