Silas Marner

the weaver of Raveloe
  • 206 Pages
  • 4.54 MB
  • English
Vintage Books , London
Fathers and daughters, Foundlings, Adopted children, Weavers, Fi
StatementGeorge Eliot
SeriesVintage classics, Vintage classics (London, England)
LC ClassificationsPR4670 .A1 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24837955M
ISBN 139780099519058
LC Control Number2010525113

Silas Marner, George Eliot's favourite of her novels, combines humour, rich symbolism and pointed social criticism to create an unsentimental but affectionate portrait of rural life. This text uses the Silas Marner book edition, revised by George Eliot in /5. Book Summary In the village of Raveloe lives a weaver named Silas Marner.

He is viewed with distrust by the local people because he comes from a distant part of the country. In addition, he lives completely alone, and he has been known to have strange fits.

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The classic novel of hope, redemption, and the indomitable human spirit, from beloved novelist George Eliot. In /5(). Dec 14,  · Embittered by a false accusation, disappointed in friendship and love, the weaver Silas Marner retreats into a long twilight life alone with his loom and his gold.

Silas hoards a treasure that kills his spirit until fate steals it from him and replaces it with a golden-haired founding by: Silas Marner, novel by George Eliot, published in The story’s title character is a friendless weaver who cares only for his cache of gold.

He is ultimately redeemed through his love for Eppie, an abandoned golden-haired baby girl, whom he discovers shortly after he is robbed and rears as his. This book and many more are available. Read Silas Marner by author George Eliot, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available.

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Table Of Contents. More Books. More by this Author. Jun 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: Silas Marner is a novel by George Eliot that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot (Mary Silas Marner book Evans) “A child, more than all other gifts That earth can offer to declining man, Brings hope with it, and forward-looking thoughts.” —WORDSWORTH.

Dec 14,  · "Silas Marner" is a fascinating little novella, twining together a story about love and family with a subtle message on gender roles. Not bad for such a simple little story. Read more/5(). Dec 14,  · Eppie grows into a charming young woman who cares for the alienated Silas, helping him find love and hope in his life.

First published inthis classic English novel by George Eliot (pen name of Mary Anne Evans) is widely admired for its brevity and perfection of form/5().

Jun 17,  · This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Wrongly accused of theft and exiled by community of Lantern Yard, Silas Marner settles in the village of Raveloe, living as a recluse and caring only for work and money/5(7).

Mar 13,  · Silas Marner by George Eliot focuses on two of the Squire’s sons, Godfrey and Dunstan Cass. Dunstan pressures Godfrey to do things like giving him money that’s been collected for their father. Godfrey is weak and has a secret that he doesn’t want others to know about.

Silas Marner Originally published in“Silas Marner: the Weaver of Raveloe”, is the third novel by George Eliot. It tells a moral story about a weaver and how his life changes.

The story begins with Silas, who has been displaced from his former home after being falsely accused of. Summary Plot Overview Silas Marner is the weaver in the English countryside village of Raveloe in the early nineteenth century.

Like many weavers of his time, he is an outsider—the object of suspicion because of his special skills and the fact that he has come to Raveloe from elsewhere.

Free download or read online Silas Marner pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by George Eliot. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Silas Marner, Eppie/5. Jul 06,  · Synopsis: Silas Marner is a middle-aged weaver whose miserly, unfriendly ways make him unwanted when he arrives in the town of Raveloe after being betrayed and exiled from his old town.

He is unhappy, until the theft of his money and the arrival of a little golden-haired child change his life.

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Jan 01,  · However, a person who is looking for a decent intellectual book that goes deep into the culture of a century ago will find the plot and storyline rather graceful.

One book that although does not portray the same historical connection as Silas Marner, but does force the reader to /5. Silas changes greatly during the course of the book, yet part of him always remains "the same Silas Marner who had once loved his fellow with tender love and trusted in an unseen goodness." That original love and trust seemed crushed by the evils which befall him, but they return with even greater strength, and it seems natural that they should.

Silas’s outsider status makes him the focal point for the themes of community, religion, and family that Eliot explores in the novel. As an outcast who eventually becomes Raveloe’s most exemplary citizen, Silas serves as a study in the relationship between the individual and the community.

Silas Marner is a popular book by George Eliot. Read Silas Marner, free online version of the book by George Eliot, on George Eliot's Silas Marner consists of 21 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of Silas Marner which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

Silas Marner quiz that tests what you know. Perfect prep for Silas Marner quizzes and tests you might have in school. Aug 13,  · Although the George Eliot novel is missing from some iterations of John Senior’s list of 1, Good Books, Silas Marner appears in the list as it appears in Senior’s diagnostic book, The Death of Christian Culture.

This is strange considering the secular and atheistic philosophies that informed the work. That this Victorian novel contains some material every Christian should find objectionable. "Silas Marner" is a fascinating little novella, twining together a story about love and family with a subtle message on gender roles.

Not bad for such a simple little story. Read more/5(). Silas Marner A weaver; a pale, bent man with protruding eyes and poor is an outcast from his original home and church and at Raveloe lives a lonely, miserly existence until his gold is stolen and a child comes to replace it.

The book covers a long span of time — over thirty years. However, concentration within this span limits the time actually portrayed to three relatively short periods.

The first of these, the time on which the book opens, shows Silas living his lonely existence at Raveloe.

In the early years of this century, such a linen-weaver, named Silas Marner, worked at his vocation in a stone cottage that stood among the nutty hedgerows near the village of Raveloe, and not far from the edge of a deserted stone-pit.

Silas Marner, a weaver, is an eager and promising young member of a Puritan religious community, Lantern's supposed best friend, Willam Dane, frames him for the theft of a pouch of coins. Marner suffers from cataleptic fits which leave him as insensible as stone and vulnerable to.

Silas Marner (The World's Best Reading) by George Eliot and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Silas Marner, the Weaver of Raveloe, published inis unique among George Eliot's writings for its brevity and its apparent allegorical clarity.

The novel is only slightly longer than the short stories that Eliot published in her first work, Scenes of Clerical Life (), and it is less than half as long as her other novels. Still, it is no mere fairy tale, nor is it ultimately less. As a young man Silas Marner shut himself off from the world after being wrongfully accused of theft and losing the girl he loved.

Much later in life, the lonely embittered weaver experiences two jolting events: he is robbed of his meager hoard of gold and he becomes the guardian of Eppie, a little orphan girl who makes her way to his cottage one wintry night.1/5(1).Welcome to the LitCharts study guide on George Eliot's Silas Marner.

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Created by the original team behind SparkNotes, LitCharts are the world's best literature guides. As mentioned above, the Victorian Era, with its emphasis on Christianity, morality, and social values provides a backdrop to Eliot.The occasional hundred-word sentences and confusing syntax would see to that.

Accordingly, I swore that "one day" I would rewrite this book in a more engaging style. Finally, fifty years later I did it. Last year I released Silas Marner in Modern Language. The new version is /5(2).