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Silas Marner

Silas Marner

  

by George Eliot

Silas Marner Chapter 21 Summary

  • The next morning, Silas has a surprising announcement. He wants to return to Lantern-Yard, to see if anything has come up to show that he's innocent.
  • Eppie and Silas make their way to Silas's hometown, which is now a big manufacturing city.
  • Silas can hardly believe it's the same place. They wander the streets until they finally find Lantern-Yard—or what used to be Lantern-Yard. It's now a factory, and no one knows anything about Lantern-Yard or Silas's old friends.
  • That decides it: Raveloe is now officially Silas's home—and it only took thirty-one years.

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