Silas Marner Essay | Silas' Essentials for Happiness

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Silas' Essentials for Happiness

Summary: Explores the George Eliot novel, Silas Marner. Considers Silas'three grand essentials for happiness. Describes how his adoption of Eppie changes his perspective.
Silas' Essentials for Happiness

Happiness comes in many shapes and forms. Different people find happiness in different things, but the feeling itself is universal. A man by the name of Joseph Addison once said, "The grand essentials for happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." I completely agree with his philosophy and I believe that anyone who has obtained happiness has these essentials. In the novel Silas Marner, by George Eliot, Silas has these three grand essentials for happiness throughout the novel. However, events that happen that might change the subject of his essentials only cause his level of happiness to increase.

One of the essentials for happiness is something to do. This applies to anything that one may do, that one enjoys doing, and that one looks forward to doing. For example, in Silas Marner, Silas...

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