Falsely accused, cut off from his past, Silas the weaver is reduced to a. .Terence Cave is Professor of French Literature in the University of Oxford and Fellow and Tutor in French at St John's College
Falsely accused, cut off from his past, Silas the weaver is reduced to a spider-like existence, endlessly weaving his web and hoarding his gold. Meanwhile, Godfrey Cass, son of the squire, contracts a secret marriage. While the village celebrates Christmas and New Year, two apparently inexplicable events occur: Silas loses his gold and finds a child on his hearth. Terence Cave is Professor of French Literature in the University of Oxford and Fellow and Tutor in French at St John's College. He is also a Fellow of the British Academy.
George Eliot packed a lot of story into a very slim book, and an original telling into a morality play. I have no idea why; here in America, George Eliot's "Silas Marner" is not well known. None of my friends have ever heard of this book. In India this work was well known. A ton of characters and plot lines all weave together effortlessly to end in a tear-jerker. Interestingly, she thought this was a throwaway, or perhaps it should be a poem.
A bitter man, Silas Marner, who was done wrong gave up on humanity and decided to live in a cocoon of his own .
A bitter man, Silas Marner, who was done wrong gave up on humanity and decided to live in a cocoon of his own making. Silas' only joy and purpose in life was making and hoarding money. He spent hours on end working himself to no end all for the purpose of earning, saving, and collecting money. Then one day his money hoard was stolen. The rest of the story is a lesson in love.
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Weaver Silas Marner moves to the town of Raveloe, and takes up residence far from other people. Nobody knows why, except for the readers - he was betrayed by his best friend, dumped by his girlfriend, framed for a robbery and expelled from his church. But while Silas is the center of the story, Eliot fleshes out the village of Raveloe with deft strokes, from the wealthy (Godfrey and his insufferable girlfriend/wife Nancy) to the ordinary working-class folks whose lives intersect with Silas'. And she knows both the good and bad of these communities - they have good hearts and kindness, but they also tend to be kind of judgmental and ignorant of people different from themselves.
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. nesting to peep in at the window of the stone cottage, counterbalancing a certain awe at the mysterious action of the loom, by a pleasant sense of scornful superiority, drawn from the mockery of its alternating noises, along with the bent, tread-mill attitude of the weaver.
And Silas Marner the linen-weaver is strange The small boys of Raveloe had never heard the sound of a loom before, and sometimes they used to run up to his house to look quickly i.
And Silas Marner the linen-weaver is strange. He lives alone, and no one knows anything about his family. OXFORD and OXFORD ENGLISH are registered trade marks of Oxford University Press in the UK and in certain other countries. Database right Oxford University Press (maker). The small boys of Raveloe had never heard the sound of a loom before, and sometimes they used to run up to his house to look quickly in at the window. If Silas noticed them, he lifted his shortsighted eyes from the loom to stare at the boys.
Silas Marner (Paperback). Published December 1st 2008 by Oxford University Press. Oxford World’s Classics, Paperback, 236 pages. Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe (Hardcover). ISBN: 0199536775 (ISBN13: 9780199536771). Published January 1st 1996 by Barnes & Noble. Hardcover, 227 pages.