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An Intersection of Characters: The Relationship of Silas Marner and Godfrey Cass

Summary: Examines the novel Silas Marner, by George Eliot. Analyzes the characters Silas and Godfrey. Details how each of their meetings in the story furthers the character development of Marner.
Material wealth, love, and dark, terrible secrets compose the life of Godfrey Cass. False accusations, deceits, losses, and disappointments make up the life of the linen-weaver, Silas Marner. In the novel Silas Marner, by George Eliot, Godfrey and Marner's stories come at abrupt intersections three prominent times in the novel. These meetings express the progression of Marner's status in their community. During the three intersections, Silas grows from a state of pity to a state of fulfillment, and, finally, to a state of contentment.

"It came to pass that those scattered linen-weavers- emigrants from the town into the country- were to the last regarded as aliens by their rustic neighbors, and usually contracted the eccentric habits which belong to a state of loneliness" (Eliot 10). Silas Marner is a lonely man. He has just left his beloved home and...

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