Essays Tagged: "George Eliot"

Victorian Literature

world in which traditional social structures appeared to be dissolving. With compassionate realism, George ELIOT, in such works as ADAM BEDE, described the slow dissolution of a rural community. The m ...

(2 pages) 166 0 3.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own Woolf writes about the struggles that women of her time faced in writing.

Woolf goes through the work of many poets/writers past. Some including MaryCarmichael, Jane Austen, George Eliot, and Emily Bronte. Woolf's novel expresses herfeelings on the suppression of women, esp ...

(3 pages) 225 0 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

An essay analysing the theme of outsider in 'To Kill A Mockingbird' by Harper Lee and 'Silas Marner' by George Elliot

runs throughout both 'Silas Marner', written by Harper Lee, and 'To Kill A Mockingbird', written by George Eliot. Many other similarities exist between the two novels as well. Both novels are written ...

(12 pages) 102 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Identität und Alterität in George Eliots 'The Mill on the Floss' und 'Felix Holt, The Radical'

Identität und Alteritätin George EliotsThe Mill on the FlossundFelix Holt, The RadicalGliederungI) EinleitungSeite 3II) Sozial ... itungAuf den ersten Blick sind die Sujets von The Mill on the Floss und Felix Holt, The Radical von George Eliot völlig unterschiedlichen Themen gewidmet: Ersteres beschreibt Leben und Schicksal ... aktere?Weiterhin möchte ich die Intention dieser Kompositionsstrategie aufzeigen und versuchen George Eliots Beweggründe dafür zu beleuchten. Warum wählt sie Konflikte des Individu ...

(33 pages) 35 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"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 Revolution, a wor ...

(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 work instead o ...

(8 pages) 53 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

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'.

ers who are outside 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 b ... island and Ralph 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 cons ...

(9 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Louisa May Alcott

alistic, between the 1840's and the 1890's were Gustave Flaubert; Guy de Maupassant; Anton Chekhov; George Eliot; Mark Twain and William Dean Howells, the pioneers of realism; Henry James; and Louisa ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Contributions of Mary Shelley, George Eliot and Emily Bronte

by assorted prominent figures, including various notable women writers and novelists. Mary Shelley, George Eliot and Emily Bronte are three exceptional participants in this intellectual advance.Mary S ... er, and her impact will continue to live on through her brutal and beautiful creation, Frankenstein.George EliotGeorge Eliot was born Mary Anne Evans November 22, 1819, and became one of the great rea ...

(10 pages) 78 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Differences Between Bronte Sisters and Other Writers. Short Essay

is no doubt open to discussion. Many of the great novelists of the period -- Dickens, Thackeray and George Eliot -- showed moral and social preoccupations more explicit than those revealed in Wutherin ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Daniel Deronda by Geroge Eliot

In the novel Daniel Deronda by George Eliot, the reader may find themselves diving into the depths of several main characters' pers ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

George Eliot's Silas Marner

Title:Silas MarnerAuthor:George EliotPublisher:Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R ORL, EnglandCopyright Date: ... yright Date: No. of Pages:1994 221 pagesI. AuthorGeorge Eliot (1819-1880), was the pen name of Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans, a great English novelist. ... ovelist. Much of her fiction reflects the middle-class rural background of her childhood and youth. George Eliot wrote with sympathy, wisdom, and realism about English country people and small towns. ...

(8 pages) 44 1 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"The Right Choice"

The Right ChoiceGeorge Eliot, a British writer, once said, "Decide on what you think is right, and stick to it." I f ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

George Eliot's Influential Life

ssion where Mary Ann Evans presented her moral vision of life. The novel, "Silas Marner" written by George Eliot (Mary's pen-name), and concepts presented within were heavily influenced by her traumat ... ts Mary spent living there, she constantly felt cold and afraid of the dark - a sign of insecurity (George Eliot). The death of her mother and father only put Mary into a greater depression; concentra ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

George Eliot: The Use of Objects and Imagery in "The Mill on The Floss"

ion with man being an "extension of matter", became a prevalent topic among many Victorian writers. George Eliot, the author of "The Mill on the Floss", used imagery and objects to show the deranged v ... transient glance of this February sun (Book First, I, pg 7)."According to John Kucich and his essay George Eliot: Meaning as Matter in "The Mill on the Floss", in this initial description of the Floss ...

(15 pages) 50 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Pre 1915 Novel - Silas Marner

George Eliot was the pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans, born in 1819 in Chilvers Coton, England. Mary went ... nd Silas Marner in 1861 but she is best known for Middlemarch which she wrote in 1872.In her novels George Eliot was influenced by the English poet Wordsworth and the Italian poet Dante whom she liked ... ld. Silas feels that the child is a "message come to him from that far-off life" Chapter 12, pg. 136George Eliot explores community, family and faith in this novel and these themes focus around Silas' ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


Explore the ways in which Huxley and Eliot present Religion in their novels.Aldous Huxley and George Eliot both wrote about societies in which individuality was a central issue. Huxley was the a ... ct society could easily become subverted into a dictatorship as could be seen in Russia at the time.George Eliot, whose proper name was Mary Ann Evans, was born in 1819, almost one hundred years earli ...

(14 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

George Eliot

George Eliot once made the assertion about how in some cases some deeds must be done when one is in ... oes ahead and gives her brother a proper burial and later receives a punishment of death in a cave. George Eliot’s quote is completely accurate as seen by Antigone the deed which she committed wa ... timately show what you see isn’t enough until you have actually been in the situation yourself.George Eliot once made the assertion about how in some cases some deeds must be done when one is in ...

(2 pages) 827 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Selfishness of silas marner

th it. This has been an explanation of the course that selfishness takes. In the book Silas Marner, George Eliot displays the evils of selfishness through her characters: Dunstan Cass, Godfrey Cass, & ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Silas marner 3

George Eliot's Silas Marner is an engaging novel intertwining money, sex, and family feuds during th ... s hardships and treasures, but many of us don't realize what the treasures are until they are gone. George Eliot's Silas Marner clearly presents to us this fact in a simple way. Perhaps we oughtn't ta ...

(1 pages) 1429 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American