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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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'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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