Adam Bede is a novel by George Eliot that was first published in 1859.


See a complete list of the characters in Adam Bede and in-depth analyses of Adam Bede, Dinah Morris, Hetty Sorrel, and Captain Donnithorne.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Adam Bede, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


Find the quotes you need to support your essay, or refresh your memory of Adam Bede by reading these key quotes.


Get ready to ace your Adam Bede paper with our mini essays and suggested essay topics.

Further Study

Go further in your study of Adam Bede with background information and suggestions for further reading.