Silas Marner Essay | Silas Marner: the Narrator's Point of View

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Silas Marner: the Narrator's Point of View

Summary: In Silas Marner: the Weaver of Raveloe, George Elliot, the author of the novel, acts as the omniscient narrator, and with a great job comes great responsibility
George Elliot:

The Omniscient Narrator of Silas Marner

In Silas Marner: the Weaver of Raveloe, George Elliot, the author of the novel, acts as the omniscient narrator, and with a great job comes great responsibility. As the narrator, Elliot has many roles to fulfill, and the way she executes these roles is what truly makes this novel great. Many of these roles are that she is the mediator of the characters between author and reader, she expresses her views of language, human nature, and inadequacy of language as a vehicle for expressing ideas, she balances fiction and non-fiction, she shows insight and compassion for human nature, and she acts as a vehicle for didacticism.

As the narrator, Elliot acts as the mediator of the characters between author and reader. She lets us know what is really going on with the character. An example...

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