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Essay | Silas Marner

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Silas Marner

Summary: The novel `Silas Marner', written by George Eliot, took place in Raveloe which lies in the rich central plain of England in the late 18th century and beginning of the 19th century. This novel is concerned with events from 1780's to 1820's. Eliot celebrates the best in the traditional rural life, while acknowledging the inevitability of progress and change. The novel's major theme, of loss and redemption through love, is embodied in the experience of its main character - Silas Marner.
Silas Marner

- George Eliot

 Consider fatherhood in the novel, with particular reference to Squire Cass, Godfrey Cass and Silas Marner

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The novel `Silas Marner' is written by George Eliot and took place in Raveloe which lies in the rich central plain of Merry England in the late 18th century and beginning of the 19th century. This novel is published in 1861 but is concerned with events from 1780's to 1820's; Eliot celebrates the best in the traditional rural life, while acknowledging the inevitability of progress and change.

The novel's major theme, of loss and redemption through love, is embodied in the experience of its main character - Silas Marner. Other themes of this novel are isolation, injustice, faith and duty. The novel attempts to prove that the love of other's is ultimately more fulfilling than the love of money. The novel' other main character is Godfrey Cass whose...

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