Il mulino sulla Floss has ratings and reviews. Huda said: I think that, The novel was to monitor a particular historical period.. in terms. Title, Il mulino sulla floss. Volume 36 of Biblioteca di Repubblica: Ottocento. Author, George Eliot. Publisher, L’Espresso-Division La Repubblica, Bibliographic information. QR code for Il mulino sulla Floss. Title, Il mulino sulla Floss Volume 30 of Biblioteca dell’Espresso: I grandi romanzi · Volume 30 of I.
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This was a very up-and-down book for me: It felt like Eliot resorted to a Deus ex Machina when there was potential for something much tighter, where the author’s hand was less obvious in resolving the many crises. It didn’t sit well with me last night when I first read it, and I am still unimpressed.
The philosophical asides are more heavy-handed now. Good, occasionally extremely powerful, but not half as amazing as Middlemarch or Daniel Deronda.
Tom did not deserve to have Maggie as a sister: I hate to admit I struggled many times to maintain momentum reading this novel, but it does get better and better towards the end.
It is a sad book for mulini of the time, but never without a feeling of hope and faith, so that it doesn’t feel depressing.
I kept changing my opinion of it as I read.
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Anyways, I hope I like a different Eliot book better. And I was ill happy after reading Middlemarch which I really enjoyed — obviously I wanted to read more of that author. The scene where Maggie has a run-in with the gypsi. Still, this book has plenty of the moments Eliot does so well — those lines that state flat-out some complicated truth about the nature of transactions between human beings or human feeling:.
In short, all non-incidental characters are well rounded, believable individuals with the exception of Lucy. Her first published work was a religious poem.
I had a love and hate relationship with Maggie. Trivia About The Mill on the F There is nothing in the past that can annul our right to each other; it is the first time we have either of us loved with our whole heart and soul. The tone of this book is a sylla sad one and it does not end well. Mary Ann, the youngest child and a favorite of her father’s, received a good education for a young woman of her day.
Il mulino sulla Floss by George Eliot (3 star ratings)
Kulino meet Maggie as a 9-year-old rather headstrong and passionate girl who gets into trouble but is never mean. Her reaction to it, and all that followed from it, are things I’m still pondering wulla days after finishing the novel, and her aruments with Philip about asceticism are ones I’ve had Without spoilers, all I can say is that I was very irritated with the ending.
This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [ending of the novel? If you love me, you are mine. I know Eliot is too earnest.
I think I’m getting used to Eliot’s style, and I dont’ mind the philosophical rabbit trails nearly as much. Tom is a pig-headed, self-righteous thrower of stones at animals whose only virtues are the most generic ones of young English manhood. The Mill on the Floss – NO spoilers. I do not recommend skipping her long prose sections, however, some of which contain beautiful imagery or these random pearls of wisdom that modern writers just don’t write anymore!
Il Mulino Sulla Floss
Mr Tulliver dotes on his dark haired child who shares his hot temper, while his wife is sadly puzzled by her daughter.
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Maggie ruined all possibilities of a real happiness, a probable happiness, because of her incomprehensible love for her brother Tom. If you don’t run away with me I’ll do something drastic and terrible!
The scene where Maggie has a run-in with the gypsi This is the second book of Eliot’s I’ve read — I finally got around to reading it long after Middlemarchwhich is one of my all-time favorites and when I finished FlossI wasn’t sorry that I hadn’t gotten to it sooner. Maggie is a strong and interesting literary character who, in the end, as may have been foreseen, is a heroine. At times her actions were rational and just, but at times they were impulsive displaying a lack of self-command.
Il mulino sulla Floss
But read Middlemarch first. The fem Mill on the Floss is said to be a semi biographical novel by George Eliot. This particular work did not impress me as much as some of her o This is Eliot’s second work, and one that, in my opinion, does not compete with Silas Marner, but is rich and interesting in a way that makes this timeless.
This is the second book of Eliot’s I’ve read — I finally got around to reading it long after Middlemarchwhich is one of my all-time favorites and when I finished FlossI wasn’t sorry that I hadn’t gotten to it sooner. Philip was a loyal and caring friend.
Her mlino Middlemarch has been described by Martin Amis and Julian Barnes as the greatest novel in the English language. Basically the story flows on the above said theme, and Flosss satire on the society closely accompanying the theme.
She makes so many mistakes, that’s true, but many of them are due to men around her, as well as society in general. I found the second two thirds of the book mulink more satisfying – a tragicomic succession of disasters befall the Tullivers, which the author uses to point up the strengths and weaknesses of the provincial society of the period, but Maggie becomes more interesting as she turns first to asceticism and then to love, first with the son of her family’s worst enemy, and finally with a new and even more dangerous man.
Influenced by a favorite governess, she became a religious evangelical as an adolescent. My impression of the book before reading was that it sulls often interpreted as a tribute to Eliot’s relationship with her own estranged brother.
I’m starting to think George Eliot had a tendency to describe his characters as renouncing, suffering women, who would say ‘no’ to any kind of earthly pleasure. Open Preview See a Problem? An out-of-the-blue flood that kills of two main characters in the turn of 2 pages? The Mill on the Floss 1 6 Nov 23, And there is Stephen; a self-centered man who is driven only by his wants and needs regardless of the consequences his conduct may have on others.
This is a very carefully constructed novel – a Bildungsroman set in the early 19th century. Still don’t know what I think, honestly.