Abeka World Literature Test 2
who wrote ~Silas Marner~?
what occupation was Silas Marner?
who stole Silas’s money?
Silas was once engaged to who?
rector in Raveloe
landlord of the Rainbow Inn
wheelwright in Raveloe
thief who falsely accused Silas
husband of Molly Farren
highly respected tailor and parish clerk
rosy faced boy who sang for Silas
encouraged Silas to go to church
died in the snow
unconcerned father, important in Raveloe
danced with Godfrey Cass at the New Year’s party
Godfrey’s daughter, adopted by Silas
great period in the development of the novel in America and Europe
separate stories or series of incidents going on at the same time as the main plot but are related in some way are known as
point of greatest interest in a story or novel
novel that deals with social customs and manners of a particular class at a particular time and place
novel that seeks to show the spirit of a past age or to recreate a person or series of events of the past
name of the place where Silas lived as a young man
whom did Eppie marry?
that he was really Eppie’s father
what secret did Godfrey decide to put in his will?
“what could I ha’ done with his money? I could as easy steal the parson’s surplice, and wear it”
“I wanted to pass for childless once…–I shall pass for childless now against my wish”
“For I AM ugly–there’s no denying that: I feature my father’s family. But, law! I don’t mind, do you?”
“Suppose, now, you get the money yourself, and save me the trouble, eh? Since you was so kind as to hand it over to me, you’ll not refuse me the kindness to pay it back for me.”
“when a man turns a blessing from his door, it falls to them as take it in”
“as for her own person, it gave the same idea of perfect unvarying neatness as the body of a little bird”
“the Squire’s sister, as well as the doctor’s wife–a double dignity, with which her diameter was in direct proportion”
“the eldest, a fine open-faced good-natured young man who was to come into the land some day”
“a blond dimpled girl of eighteen who has vainly tried to chastise her curly auburn hair into smoothness under her brown bonnet”
in Raveloe, superstition caused a fear of strangers, and the viewing of herbal cures as magic, while religion was not a real influence in daily life. church attendance was irregular and tended more toward social events.
in Lantern Yard, superstition was involved in religion itself; the people believed in visions and in casting lots. the church strongly influenced the lives of its members, controlling many aspects of their daily lives.
in a short paragraph, contrast the influence of religion and superstition in the lives of the people of Raveloe with its influence in the lives of the people of Lantern Yard