Each thinks only of his own salvation. She tries to be a comfort to Marner during his hard times and eventually becomes an irreplacable help to him in the raising of Eppie. Silas Marner was written by George Elliot in 1861 this was the time of the industrial revolution. Some of the symbols she uses are so distinct, it makes the reader admiration if she meant to utilize them or non. He now realises that his reticence has been for nothing.
If Dunstan fails to return soon everything may blow over. It is set in the early years of the 19th century. She unlocks the door to his happiness within the community when he determines to meet the neighbours for her sake. It makes the villagers more actively sympathetic. Molly Farren dies in forepart of Silas s bungalow. Eliot seems to suggest that this view is the correct view of religion because she warns against placing too much faith in God as do the inhabitants of Lantern Yard.
In Lantern Yard he is immersed in the life of the sect. However, this is only evident at the end, as in the beginning, Lantern Yard is a picturesque and puritanical area where the centre point of the village is the church. Silas' life is set as a test of the proposition that Eliot has presented. Sarah Silas Marner's betrothed while he is a member of Lantern Yard. He does non necessitate to trust on his gold to do him happy any longer. Silas went into depression because of his loss until a child showed up at his doorstep. The negative traits of this are contrasted with the positive aspects of life in Raveloe where the community gathers at the Rainbow and interacts with each other rather than just with God.
It is here that he communicates with others. It is a symbol for alteration in the characters lives. What can infer about George Eliot's position with regard to Christianity from the novel? The Individual Versus the Community Silas Marner is in one sense the story of the title character, but it is also very much about the community of Raveloe in which he lives. There are no constraints to love In the book of Silas Marner by George Eliot this is very true, all children need love and respect from their parents because all children have a privation of wanting to be loved. God to Dolly is not entirely Deistic because she allows that he may have guided Marner to Raveloe to care for Eppie, but she and the other lay members of the community are not concerned with God or religion beyond a secondary experience.
With Eppie he lives again. Silas certainly possesses a flawed character, which we see quite clearly in his dealings with others. You might try to map this journey yourself using the incidents in the novel. Cliff and the Warrens told by Mr. She knows how to spice it up. Her aureate blonde hair is a symbol that she is the replacing for the gold tha T Silas lost. It is also possible to discuss human nature under this theme.
One of these themes is the function of religion in society. Lantern Yard is a picturesque, beautiful place. She gives Silas a new significance to life. God turned from him in the drawing of the lots; William Dane and Sarah betrayed him at the human level. His marriage to Molly is a result of weakness but also of pity for her. This suspiciousness and insularity is due to the fact that Raveloe is protected off even closed in by the rural landscape which causes unfamiliarity with different people. Human decision, human action, and human choice decide the matter, not abstract questions of unprovable faith.
Silas knows William did it, and he told him, You stole the money, and you have woven a secret plan to put the wickedness at my door Eliot 11. The human contact that might have drawn Silas out finally isolates him completely. Early in the book, the parish at Lantern Yard is a tight-knit, devote community, representative of the type of faith Silas Marner exhibits. To what extent do luck and fate depend on Eliot's choices versus the natural unfolding of plot elements grounded in human nature? He, too, has some consolation in Nancy. The theft of his gold is the beginning of his salvation. He is slow to begin speaking, but he will continue indefinitely with slight encouragement. His life became based on weaving and numbering his gold.
One day the drunk chances upon the empty house of the linen weaver. He then rejects his own child — Eppie. This is the antithesis of love. Two clues are given against Silas: a pocket-knife and the discovery in his own house of the bag formerly containing the money. In order to remove the complications of this industrialisation, the novel is set in a rural area of England where village community is central to the novel.