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Silas Marner

Silas Marner

  

by George Eliot

Muse

Character Role Analysis

Eppie Marner

Muses are traditionally associated with artists, and Silas is something of an artist—at least, he's an artisan. Eppie inspires him not to create art but to weave himself into the fabric of Raveloe, almost turning himself into part of a living piece of art. How appropriate does the role of "muse" seem for Eppie?


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