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  • Eppie's Role In Silas Marner
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    Characterization George Elliot's Silas Marner tells a tale of basic human nature depicted through the words and actions of the characters. The characterization presented throughout Silas Marner is enhanced with the uses of point of view, human understanding, and literary devices. Using these techniques, she creates believable characters that develop along with the plot to create a story line that, not only seems real, but also appeals to the human senses of understanding and sympathy. George Ell...
  • Godfrey And Silas
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    A Comparison of Silas Marner and Godfrey Cass Godfrey Cass and Silas Marner are perfect foils. They each developed along similar lines but each differed at certain points. Both were affected by Eppie but Silas was the one who benefit ted the most from it. Eppie's interaction with both also shaped the way they love each's closest people. Godfrey and Silas were both self imposed loners. Godfrey had a to keep his first wife a secret from everybody especially, Nancy Lammeter. This meant he had to ke...
  • Lives Of Silas Marner And Godfrey Cass
    536 words
    In the novel Silas Marner, by George Eliot, the characters are in a search for happiness. One character named Godfrey Cass is disappointed in his search when relying on wealth and luck, instead of love, does not lead him to happiness. Another character, Silas Marner, looks first to a pile of gold that only consumes his life until he starts loving and caring for a child, who finally brings him happiness. The lives of these characters show that wealth or material objects do not bring as much happi...
  • Girl Eppie
    480 words
    Silas Marner Silas Marner, a book by George Eliot show how Silas Marner, an unjustly exiled linen weaver is restored to life by the means of a little orphan girl named Eppie. This moral allegory of the redemption of the power of love affects three main characters in different ways. After being crookedly accused of stealing money, Silas Marner is forced into the life of a loner. During this time, someone steals his gold and he is so transfixed on getting the gold back that when he sees a young gi...
  • Silas Turns To The Villagers For Help
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    Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe was first published by George Eliot in 1861. The novel's main actions take place at the turn of the 19th century in the English rural community in Raveloe. A moral fable deals with the main character, who, has a series of simple probation. The story deals with ideas of good gratification and evil punished. Gorge Eliot shows us: when people have no love and no responsibility for each other, life become ruined. While a great deal of love and a willingness to tak...
  • Silas's Treasure In Life
    390 words
    George Eliot's Silas Marner is an engaging novel intertwining money, sex, and family feuds during the 18th century. The title character is a friendless weaver who cares only for his cache of gold. He is ultimately redeemed through his love for Eppie, an abandoned golden-haired baby girl, whom he discovers shortly after he is robbed and rears as his own child. Through symbolism, the speaker conveys the message that with life's hardships come its treasures. Eliot uses the character Eppie to repres...
  • Silas's Love For Eppie
    632 words
    In Silas Marner by George Eliot, she wrote of Silas Marner's different changes of love. In the beginning of the book, he focused his love on the lady who had captured his heart but then it turned to money. As the story ends, he found true love in his daughter Eppie. She greatly displayed how love can change from greed to the true, eternal love. When living in Lantern Yard, Silas's attachment to the community and belief in the church made him an average guy who everyone liked. At this time in his...
  • Godfrey And Silas
    725 words
    Godfrey and Silas were both self-imposed loners. Godfrey had to keep his first wife a secret from everybody, especially Nancy Lammeter. This meant that he had to keep more than a polite distance away from her. His brother, the their and all around scoundrel blackmailed poor Godfrey to keep his secrets hidden. Silas was betrayed by his whole previous life. The church had let him down and his closest freind had robbed him. This supposed friend even set him up for an accusation of murder. To top it...
  • Silas's Spiritual Life In Lantern Yard
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    The book Silas Marner is about a man who goes from being a member of a tight-knit community to being absolutely alone and then back, to being a member recognized member of another community. The writer uses this character to show the relationship between the individual and the surrounding society. In the book, George Eliot, the writer proves that love of a person is more gratifying than love of money through the major character Silas and various incidents. This theme is shown throughout the book...

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