Though determined to resist the wild-living Godfrey, Nancy is very fond of him. Sally Oates A local woman of Raveloe whom Silas Marner cured of dropsy with a preparation of foxglove. This viewpoint has many advantages, and it is well suited to Eliot's strengths as a novelist. He grows up to be Eppie's hard-working, devoted sweetheart. Godfrey Cass 1867 — 14 May 1951 was an Australian actor in the silent era. Each thinks only of his own salvation. The Red House atmosphere is not conducive to communication, as love does not exist within it.
Godfrey had to keep his first wife a secret from everybody, especially Nancy Lammeter. Macey: the clerk at the local church, a tailor, very elderly by the end of the novel. Meanwhile, he is enamored of Nancy Lammeter. Her major characters are portrayed in great depth. Bob Fowler One of Squire Cass's tenants and the subject of a dilemma for Godfrey, who embezzles his rent money. The natural ability and desire to be open, trusting, and honest is a big clue to Godfrey's essential goodness.
They offer to raise her as a gentleman's daughter, but this would mean Eppie would have to forsake living with Silas. Girls are available in five colors - black, white, red, yellow, or brown, yet Mother Nature always manages to select your favorite color when you place your order. He again fails to communicate when he denies knowledge of Molly and then rejects his child. He also gains self-knowledge when Godfrey cannot begin to understand why Silas might not wish to part with Eppie. He is married to, but estranged from, Molly Farren, a -addicted working-class woman living in another town. Sympathetic to Silas and offers him practical support in raising the child. Dowlas The farrier of Raveloe.
He rules his household by fear. In order to steal Marner's promised wife, Sarah, Dane frames Marner in the theft of a pouch of church money. His peak years as an actor were from 1903 to 1914, usually playing the villain in melodramas. Eliot uses this technique to increase the reader's sympathy and understanding of characters and of the situations they find themselves in. His love is rekindled, albeit slowly when his gold is stolen. God gave her to me because you turned your back upon her, and He looks upon her as mine: you've no right to her! He tries to provide for his daughter, Eppie, by supporting Silas Marner who has adopted her. Cox A property manager in the employ of Squire Cass.
To top it all off, Silas' wife was taken by this wolf in sheep's clothing. Like most novelists of her day, Eliot uses an omniscient point of view — that is, she views the action from any point she finds convenient, whether from the narrator's standpoint, as a disinterested spectator might see it, or as seen or felt by any character. These contradictions make him a more compelling and more rounded character than Silas. The furze-bush where her mother had been found is a symbol to Eppie of her own past and also perhaps of her mother. It remains so at the time of the narrative. When Molly dies, he feels relief, and escapes punishment for his betrayal and deceit, instead marrying Nancy. With his life shattered, his trust in God lost and his heart broken, Silas leaves Lantern Yard and the city for a rural area where he is unknown.
When the child, Eppie, is carried to the Red House by Silas there is a symbolic and prophetic rejection of Godfrey by the child and an acceptance of Silas when she looks away from Godfrey and slowly turns to Silas. GradeSaver, 8 April 2006 Web. An old and venerable figure, one usually finds him sitting thoughtfully at the Rainbow or speaking about old times that only he can now remember. He fails to admit his marriage to Molly Farren because he feels that, the longer the interval before revelation, the more chances there are of deliverance from some of the unpleasant consequences to which he may have subjected himself. With Eppie he lives again. Molly knew that the cause of her dingy rags was not her husband's neglect, but the demon Opium to whom she was enslaved, body and soul, except in the lingering mother's tenderness that refused to give him her hungry child. Silas follows her tracks in the snow and discovers the woman dead.
Together they have a daughter, Eppie. She has a strong bond with Silas, who through her has found a place in the rural society and a purpose in life. This conjures up a vision of a creature in mental semi-darkness working to a fixed pattern without joy or without understanding of what he is doing. He made more friends and worked less on his loom. The empty casket shows that his love has fled, but it also leaves a way open for his love for Eppie. It is Eppie who brings him back to it.
The end of the snowfall and the parting of the clouds may symbolise the beginning of the break in the clouds that have overhung his life. It is only when he faces the truth and accepts the justice of his punishment that he is saved. Yet through the growth of Eppie, something took over Silas. She can muss up your home, your hair, and your dignity - spend your money, your time, and your temper - then just when your patience is ready to crack, her sunshine peeks through and you've lost again. It has obvious religious connotations and might be Free man in service of God something like that, it was a popular handle among crusaders, many of whom did use assumed names like modern spies. Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people.