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Silas Marner

Silas Marner

  

by George Eliot

Silas Marner: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Silas Marner? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Silas is to a spider as Eppie is to _____________.


a pot of gold
a tavern
bread
a carousel
Q. What might the lardy-cake symbolize?


Betty Crocker
Gluttony
Cummunion
Happiness
Q. Which symbol is associated with alienated labor?


Gold
Silas's Loom
Spiders
Bread
Q. What does gold symbolize for Silas?


Securing his future
Achieving earthly goals
Becoming superior to villagers
Clearing his name
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