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Essay | Silas Marner and George Elliot, Intertwined Lives

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Silas Marner and George Elliot, Intertwined Lives

Summary: Compares elements from the novel Silas Marner to the life of its author George Elliot. Details how Elliot used many of the struggles of her early life experiences in the novel. Analyzes the character of Silas and relates elements of his transformation to Elliot's own.
In her lifetime, George Eliot (previously Mary Ann Evans) experienced events and emotions that would later influence her writing. In this article, Catherine Moore analyzes Ruby Redinger's biography "George Eliot: The Emergent Self." A key point in this article is how Eliot had to "come to terms with the forces which had thwarted her life." As a result of these significant factors, Eliot grew as a person and subsequently flourished as a writer. It is clear that there are parallels between her personal experiences and her novel Silas Marner.

In her biography, Redinger suggests that George Eliot greatly suffered through life and was severely impacted. During her childhood, there was an "absence of real parental love." For example, her mother had an "aversion to children" and Eliot was sent away to boarding school at only five years of age. From this we can...

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