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Silas Marner

Silas Marner


by George Eliot

Silas Marner: Symbols True or False

1. Silas is to a spider as Eppie is to _____________. -> a tavern
2. What might the lardy-cake symbolize? -> Gluttony
3. Which symbol is associated with alienated labor? -> Bread
4. What does gold symbolize for Silas? -> Achieving earthly goals