Essays Tagged: "Silas"

"Uncle Tom's Revolutionaries", A look at Richard Wright's "Uncle Tom's Children" and the author's Communist agenda.

imself against white men and gets something (no matter how insignificant) accomplished in doing so. Silas, the protagonist, finds that his wife Sarah has slept with a white man, so Silas killed him we ... an, so Silas killed him well aware of the consequences of doing such a thing. Throughout the story, Silas expresses his pride in having his own farm that no man can touch. In the end, when the white m ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The fotunes of Silas Marner" by George Eliot.

A Study into the Fortunes of Silas Marner.George Eliot wrote Silas Marner in 1861. It is set in a time before the Industrial Revo ... re cloth was made at home in a weaver's cottage, rather than in large factories of mass production. Silas is a cottage weaver.Silas Marner's fortunes throughout the book are many and varied. Although ... se and turn them to his advantage. His first major set back sets the scene for the rest of the book.Silas' first misfortune occurs in his hometown of Lantern Yard. Here he is asked to keep vigil over ...

(7 pages) 44 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fairy Tale and Faith in George Eliot's 'Silas Marner': an examination of the real and the unreal in Eliot's early fable.

Fairy tale and faith in Silas Marner.George Eliot abandoned work on her historical novel Romola in October 1860 to take up w ... orge Eliot abandoned work on her historical novel Romola in October 1860 to take up work instead on Silas Marner. She relates in letters how the 'merest millet-seed' of the story grew on her, and how ... his back; but, as my mind dwelt on the subject, I became inclined to a more realistic treatment.'. Silas Marner contains realistic and fantastic elements, which Eliot skillfully balances, and uses ea ...

(8 pages) 53 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"Silas Marner" Book report, Summary on each chapter.

Ch. 1The book "Silas Marner" opens in the English countryside where it was common to sometimes come across weavers, ... cleverness as suspicious. So, the weavers developed eccentric habits that resulted from loneliness. Silas Marner, a linen-weaver lived in a stone cottage in the village of Raveloe. The boys of the vil ... ne cottage in the village of Raveloe. The boys of the village would go and look through his window. Silas would usually scare them away by glaring at them.. The boys' parents said that Silas had the a ...

(22 pages) 50 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A study of community, highlighted by characters who could be considered as standing outside of their community. Reference made to Eliot's 'Silas Marner' and Golding's 'Lord of the Flies'.

ide of their community, as highlighted in William Golding's 'Lord of the Flies' and George Eliot's 'Silas Marner'.William Golding's 'Lord of the Flies' is set around a group of young boys, with the el ... h and Jack's relationship, as it is strained when they wish to take different paths.George Eliot's 'Silas Marner' is the story of a man, Silas Marner, who has been betrayed and in consequence has lost ...

(9 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Story called "rice"

as well as I wanted it to.I went to school the next day feeling tried and weak, one of my good best Silas said to me "have you been working out"? You look like you've been working out. He asked me to ... ere we were in the front row of class avoiding the big bully Vince arm wrestling each other. I beat Silas 10 times it felt easy to me, maybe it was the weights I've been doing. The next day Sil ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

George Eliot's Silas Marner

Title:Silas MarnerAuthor:George EliotPublisher:Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R ORL, EnglandCopyr ... ory in which her father serves as a model for the title character. The Mill on the Floss (1860) and Silas Marner (1861) are somber works set against country backgrounds. Silas Marner is the story of a ... ivorce under existing law.II. CharactersCharacters Best Developed Liked BestSilas Marner When Silas found Eppie and he decided to adopt her, this incident showed that d ...

(8 pages) 44 1 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Tupperware Marketing Strategies

r with the word Tupperware embossed on it became a "must have" for all kitchens in the 1950's. Earl Silas Tupper was a dreamer. He was constantly searching for some way to make his mark on history by ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

"The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown: Summary.

In the Louvre, a monk of Opus Dei named Silas apprehends Jacques Sauniere, the museum's curator, and demands to know where the Holy Grail is ... niere, the museum's curator, and demands to know where the Holy Grail is. After Sauniere tells him, Silas shoots him and leaves him to die. However, Sauniere has lied to Silas about the Grail's locati ... Langdon does not yet realize that he himself is suspected of the murder. After murdering Sauniere, Silas calls the "Teacher" and tells him that, according to Sauniere, the keystone is in the Church o ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analyzing poems by Robert Frost.

eelings can be interpreted differently for different people. While Brown writes of how "the worker, Silas, lies on the couch also waiting to talk to Warren about his new plans for the farm." When I fi ... ing to talk to Warren about his new plans for the farm." When I first read the poem, I thought that Silas was out in some sort of barn, or shed waiting, but it is apparent that Brown believed him to b ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Pre 1915 Novel - Silas Marner

y years she stopped going to church.She wrote Adam Bede in 1859 , The Mill on the Floss in 1860 and Silas Marner in 1861 but she is best known for Middlemarch which she wrote in 1872.In her novels Geo ... Eliot's break from tradition inspired the modern novel writers like Henry James, who admired Eliot.Silas Marner was Eliot's third novel and is among the best known of her works. Many themes in the no ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Death Of The Hired Man

eath of the Hired Man" by Robert Frost. They are; Warren, a farm owner, Mary, his acquaintance, and Silas, the hired man. Mary is sitting outside one night, waiting for Warren to come home. She ... Mary is sitting outside one night, waiting for Warren to come home. She is preparing to tell him Silas has returned. Silas worked on Warren's farm when he was younger. When Warren hears of his retu ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2001

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 passed away when she was an infant.This lasted until the day ... ough the occasion was happy and the day was now bright a look of concern and a heavy heart troubled Silas. Today was the day that he would have to tell Eppie the truth. A secret he'd kept for nearly t ... d soon be let out. Eppie sensed remorse and could feel his sadness, even without knowing his reason.Silas forced a smile and opened his outstretched hand to reveal a small, cloth-covered box. Eppie re ...

(3 pages) 332 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

LEARNING TREE

ublication: New York, N.Y. II. Characters Main: Newt Winger- The main character in the story, saves Silas Newhall's life Sarah Winger- Matriarch of the family, she helped hold the family together Jack ... ferson Cavanaugh- Judge of Cherokee Flats, employer of Sarah Winger Marcus Savage- Newt's adversary Silas Newhall- Accused murderer of Jake Kiner Other Characters III. Setting Place: Cherokee Flats, K ...

(1 pages) 2066 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Silas Marner

A Comparison of Silas Marner and Godfrey CassGodfrey Cass and Silas Marner are perfect foils. They each developed al ... 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 shaped the way ... m it. Eppie's interaction with both also shaped the way they love each's closest people.Godfrey and Silas were both self imposed loners. Godfrey had a to keep his first wife a secret from everybody es ...

(3 pages) 1279 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pity For The Dead

o passes away. The poem clearly states that the man, Warren, is not even fond of the old hired man, Silas. Frost writes, "What good is he? Who else will harbor him at his age for the little he can do? ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Literary Concepts and Elements Presented by American Authors

the white salesman who has gone home. As she is lying in her bed, she thinks she hears her husband Silas come home and she sits upright in fear. This feeling of fear is juxtaposed with the feeling of ... posed with the feeling of "vast peace" (McQuade et al., p. 2239) that Sarah feels once she realizes Silas is not coming home just yet. Wright uses juxtaposition to show that although Sarah fears the r ...

(6 pages) 36 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Silas deane

! August 19, 2014 Suicide or murder? In the article "The Strange Death of Silas Deane" historian Julian Boyd points out several interesting facts about Silas, his friends, an ... ng down the facts like he did, you are able to have a clearer understanding of what was going on in Silas Deane's life at the time of his death and become aware of the people who were against him. Jul ... and become aware of the people who were against him. Julian Boyd's main purpose while investigating Silas Deane's death was to try and get to the bottom of the rumors about his death and teach people ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers