George Eliot Biography

After her mother died and her sister married, Mary Ann ran her father’s household. But in 1841, her brother Isaac married and took possession of the house, and Mary Ann and her father moved to Coventry. In the city the young woman’s intellectual horizons widened and her early faith diminished; […]

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Character Analysis Adam Bede

Adam is an intelligent but not well-educated rural carpenter who feels that he understands “the natur o’ things.” For him, life is very simple; he believes that the world operates according to certain rather mechanistic principles which never change and that, likewise, one’s life should be lived according to certain […]

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