George Eliot, the pen name of Mary Ann, or Marion, Evans (1819-1880), was the author of several novels including Silas Marner. Middlemarch is considered not only her finest work, but one of the greatest English novels of the 19th century.
George Eliot, the pen name of Mary Ann, or Marion, Evans (1819-1880), was the author of several novels including Silas Marner. Middlemarch is considered not only her finest work, but one of the greatest English novels of the 19th century. See less
The following is a personality profile of George Eliot based on her work.
George Eliot is unconventional and boisterous.
She is empathetic, she feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. She is laid-back as well: she appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, George Eliot is also intermittent: she has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.
More than most people, her choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done.
Silas Marner is a weaver who lives in a small village named Raveloe. The novel, set in England in another generation, carefully weaves (pun intended) a tale of an unknown man moving to a new ... Read More
I loved this book. I was completely drawn in. There were a few times the book made me angry, I cannot tolerate injustices, but I stuck it out and it was well worth it. This book is considered a work ... Read More
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