Essays Tagged: "Eppie"

"The fotunes of Silas Marner" by George Eliot.

'stir(s) fibres' within Silas which, in turn stir 'old quiverings of tenderness.' This 'visitor' is Eppie, the daughter of Godfrey Cass, the Squire's elder son. Eppie's first impact on Silas is to rem ... that there is a higher, divine power that is looking out for him once again. As Silas believes that Eppie is a 'message', he feels that it is his duty to look after her. He views Eppie as a 'gift' and ...

(7 pages) 44 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Silas marner 3

endless 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 ... speaker conveys the message that with life's hardships come its treasures.Eliot uses the character Eppie to represent happiness, love, and new beginnings; whereas gold to symbolize sadness and loneli ...

(1 pages) 1038 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The truth about eppie a sequel

As Eppie grew on she remained content with the knowledge that Silas was her father and her mother had p ... en she was an infant.This lasted until the day of her twenty-first birthday. On that spring morning Eppie awoke with a feeling of happiness. It was going to be a beautiful day and although the sun was ... th a feeling of happiness. It was going to be a beautiful day and although the sun was just rising, Eppie could hear a happy melodic chirping out in the fields; the birds were singing. Quickly she dre ...

(3 pages) 331 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Silas Marner

They each developed along similar lines but each differed at certain points. Both were affected by Eppie but Silas was the one who benefitted the most from it. Eppie's interaction with both also shap ... ivilization. He cared for no one and wanted no to care for him.Both of their attitudes changed when Eppie arrived. Godfrey knew that he could marry Nancy now beacuse his old wife had died. This also s ...

(3 pages) 1279 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American