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    Silas Marner: Character Analysis Essay The novel, Silas Marner written by George Elliot, narrates the remarkable, unexpected transformations of the protagonist Silas Marner. Once a betrayed, isolated outsider, Silas Marner is now happy and apart of the Raveloe community. He is currently a wondrous weaver with a loving heart. Though he is old, he has a refreshing and rising personality. He’s proven to be hard working, scholarly, and sensible. He has intentionally hurt anyone. He previously had to

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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 the

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    understand what events influenced the character of that particular person; thus, being able to, at least, somewhat control the character of the next child. In the book Silas Marner by George Eliot, the reader is presented with this extraordinary opportunity. Though, unlike the above example, the ‘child’ is already a grown up. Silas Marner starts out as a normal man living a normal life in a normal town called Lantern Yard. All the events in his life seem pretty normal: he has a home (Lantern Yard)

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    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 Elliot chose to write Silas Marner

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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 benefitted 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

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    In the book Silas Marner, written by George Elliot, many important themes are presented. It deals with things such as greed, prejudice, superstition, love, isolation and others. All the characters have different traits and all fit in to these themes. Prejudice is the most prevalent theme, in this book. All of the people in Ravelo were extremely prejudice against outsiders. Here are three characters that were victims of prejudice. First, there’s Slilas Marner, an old miser. His only joy in life is

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    Silas Marner Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe In the manuscript, the title read: ‘Silas Marner:/The Weaver of Raveloe/A Story/ by/George Eliot’. In a letter to John Blackwood, her publisher, on 28 February 1861, she asked for the words ‘A Story’ to be removed. It was taken out of all printed editions. Silas Marner took five months to write. It was written between September of 1860 and March 1861. Eliot was working on Romola when she received a summons to write Silas Marner. She put Romola

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    The Response of the Community to Silas in Silas Marner When Silas Marner arrived in Raveloe the villagers did not show a very hospitable welcome to him, they saw him as an outsider, 'an alien-looking man'. This was the normal reaction to new comers in Raveloe. It was a small village, 'where many of the old echoes lingered, undrowned by new voices'. The village based itself mainly around the church, which 'once showed the summits of its social life'. Silas however was not a religious man,

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    Silas Marner Before Silas Marner had settled in the village of Raveloe, he had lived in Lantern Yard. Silas had left Lantern Yard because he had been falsely accused of stealing - and because his friend, William Dane, had betrayed his trust by accusing him and marrying Silas's fiancee, Sarah. When Silas settles in Raveloe, he is isolated from the village. That he is a weaver and that his cottage is on the edge of town, next to the Stone-pits, make Silas very different from the rest of

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    Silas Marner George Eliot the pseudonym of Mary Anne Evans was born in Warwickshire, England in 1819. Eliot was one of the finest realists of Victorian fiction and produced a remarkable range of intellectual novels throughout her life, including the moral fable of Silas Marner. The 19th Century was an extremely patriarchal period, which Mary Anne Evans had to pen her name as George Eliot, otherwise her novels would not be published. George Eliot was a critic of the Victorian society in

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