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Silas Marner: the Parent-Child Relationship

Summary: Silas Marner, by George Eliot, explores the relationships between parents and their children. This essay also touches upon Eliot's writing style in terms of period and language.
The novel Silas Marner was written by Mary Anne Evans who used a male pseudonym for her novels. She used the name George Eliot because at the time she wouldn't have gained as much respect for her writing being a woman.

The novel was written in the Victorian period when novelist's aimed to educate and entertain their readers whilst at the same time attempt to influence their beliefs and judgements and the world. The Victorian system of society meant that male writers became successful and popular and they over shadowed the female writers. George Eliot did not want to be seen as a rather insignificant writer but more like the male ones. The Attitudes and opinions of people would have affected her writing.

In the 1800's childhood had not been established, most children worked from the age of five to help support their families. It...

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