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Silas Marner

George Eliot

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Ashton, Rosemary. George Eliot: A Life. New York: Allen Lane / The Penguin Press, 1996.

Beer, John B. Providence and Love: Studies in Wordsworth, Channing, Myers, George Eliot, and Ruskin. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Bodenheimer, Rosemarie. The Real Life of Mary Ann Evans: George Eliot, Her Letters and Fiction. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1994.

Carroll, David, ed. George Eliot: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge, 1995.

Hardy, Barbara Nathan, ed. Critical Essays on George Eliot. London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1970.

Hutchinson, Stuart, ed. George Eliot: Critical Assessments. Robertsbridge, UK: Helm Information, 1996.

Levine, George, ed. The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Showalter, Elaine. A Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Bronte to Lessing. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1999.

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Discuss the character of Eppie in the novel Silas Marner.

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Answer: Eppie is the significant female character in the novel Silas Marner. In the chapter twelve of the novel, she comes to the scene. Her arrival at the scene is a turning point in the novel. Eppie enters the story of the novel a little after its missile has been reached. When Eppie enters the story she was only two years old. It is by sheer chance that she appears in Marner cottage

Discuss the theme of Nemesis in the novel Silas Marner.

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Answer: The formal meaning of the word ‘Nemesis’ is punishment or defeat that is undesired and cannot be avoided. As for the law of nature the evil doers have to supper in the long run. The wrong actions are naturally criticized and bitterly punished though late. The working of Nemesis in the “Silas Marner” is a conspicuous and significant feature of the novel. Of course, Nemesis begins to show itse... Read more

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