Oswaal CBSE CCE Silas Marner For Class 12 (Summary In English)
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from the Novel as well as a Question Bank at the end of every chapter. About the Author, About the Novel and Chapter review for every Chapter is given to facilitate better understanding of the novel. At the end of every chapter, Summative formative Assessment questions are incorporated which will assist the student in systematic revision of the chapter. Original Unabridged Text along with Chapter Summary for every chapter Chapterwise Questions based on understanding. Questions based on Character, Plot, Theme, involving interpretation and influence are given in the end. The language used in the book is simple and accurate in order to enhance comprehension of the novel The book will enable the amalgamation of reading writing skills of the students We sincerely hope this book will assist every student in better comprehension of the prescribed novel thereby facilitating examination oriented learning. We are always open to suggestions for improvement from teachers and students alike Wishing you luck for the forthcoming Academic Year.
NOVEL SILAS MARNER
Silas Marner George Eliot 22 November 1819-22 December 1880
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
ary Anne was the third child of Robert Evans 1773-1849 and Christiana Evans nee Pearson 1788-1836 , the daughter of a local farmer. She was one of the most broadly cultivated women of the century and the foremost English intellectual to practice the craft of fiction. She was born in surroundings that gave no hint of her future brilliance. Mary Ann Evans George Eliot was born at South Farm, Arbury, in Warmckshire, in England, on November 22, 1819. Her mother, Christiana Evans was of yeoman stock and was exceedingly aware of her social superiority over her husband. The birth of Mary Ann had seriously impaired her mother s health, and the child was never her favourite. So Mary Ann modeled herself after her father. As a small child she enjoyed travelling with him in his gig and listening to his conversations with people of business. As readers of the novels of George Eliot are well aware, Mary Ann listened well and remembered nearly all that she heard. She deliberately chose a male name as her pseudonym given the fact that, in the Victorian period, women authors were expected to write romantic novels and stories. A man s name gave her the assurance that her