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  • Silas Marner
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    Silas Marner: A Moralistic Work In Silas Marner by George Eliot the moral themes are relative of the current social issues of the Victorian Era and play a crucial formative role in the development of individual characters. Eliot's introduction of realism in literature, "an approach that attempts to describe life without idealization or romantic subjectivity" creates the natural appeal of the characters in the novel. "Realism has been chiefly concerned with the commonplace of everyday life among ...
  • Silas And Godfrey
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    In George Eliot's Silas Marner, the reader is introduced to a number of characters that possess the elements of selfishness. Silas Marner, Godfrey Cass, and Dunstan Cass exhibit this trait numerous times during novel. Even though these characters all exhibit selfishness during this story, by the end their characteristics are not similar at all. This schism of development is one of the themes of the story that will be analyzed. Regardless of the similar characteristics characters may possess in t...
  • Silas Gold
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    The story of Silas Marner is a beautiful, eloquently told story which gives the reader a vive d depiction of the period in which it takes place in a rustic village in England in the 1800's. The story evokes many emotions from the reader as well as teaches some moral lessons about life which are timeless. The author's overall theme is a powerful demonstration of the importance of friendship and love to one's life and the devastating, dehumanizing effect the lack of friendship and love causes. Sil...
  • Girl Eppie
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    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 Character Throughout The Book
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    Jean Song English 001-601 First Paper 02/17/00 George Eliot's Silas Marner tells the story of an unjustly exiled weaver who is restored to life by means of a little orphan girl named Eppie. Silas' character throughout the book is extremely unique in that extraordinary events take place in his life yet he does nothing to spur these happenings. Silas Marner is extremely passive throughout most of the book, until the end, when a great event occurs in his life. From the beginning of the book, Silas ...
  • Eliot Dissects Silas
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    GEORGE ELIOT: THE AUTHOR AND HER TIMES George Eliot was not her real name. She was born in 1819 as Marian (or Mary Anne) Evans, the youngest child of a prosperous estate manager in the rural English Midlands. Even as a child, it was apparent that she was very bright-and unfortunately homely. She craved affection, but her proud, strong-willed mother showed her little love. Her father was fond of her but was often too busy to pay her any attention. And so she clung dearly to her older brother Isaa...
  • Silas's Treasure In Life
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    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...
  • Good Symbol Of Silas's Past
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    What Makes a Good Symbol Symbols are a key aspect of the novel Silas Marner, by George Eliot. Eliot uses them to help develop and intensify the plot of the story. Each symbol represents major themes of the story. Some of the symbols she uses are so discrete, it makes the reader wonder if she meant to use them or not. Without Eliot's skillful implementation of these symbols, the reader would be lost in the pages of the novel and would not understand the major social impacts of Silas Marner. Lante...
  • Eppie And Silas Marner
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    A study of 'community' as highlighted by characters who could be considered as standing outside the relevant community. Close reference to be made to George Eliot's, 'Silas Marner' and William Golding's 'Lord of the Flies. ' Silas is a linen-weaver; he has accumulated a goodly sum of gold. He was falsely judged guilty of theft fifteen years before and left his community. Squire Cass's on Dunstan steals Marner's gold and disappears. Marner takes care of an orphaned little girl, Eppie, and she bec...
  • Silas Marner
    392 words
    Simple. It goes like this. judgement and disapproval from his surrounding community resulting in many incidents of injustice and discrimination towards his character. "So had his way of life... and he never strolled in to the village to drink a pint at the Rainbow". Within the community of Raveloe the majority of the people strolled to the village for a drink, as this quote signifies Silas Marner did not do this, and because of this was viewed as different. In Raveloe, people were suspicious bec...
  • Boo And Silas
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    A Study Of The Outcast In Silas Study Of The Outcast In Silas Marner By George E Raveloe and Maycomb, the two towns in the novels, are both cut off from the world, isolated in the middle of the country. Both have strict caste systems, with religion playing a big part in life. Raveloe is a distant rural community, where everyone knows everyone. When Silas invades this closely knit town, he feels rejected and he doesn t invite anyone in, or visit the town centre very often. As Silas moves in, he s...

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