Adam Bede by George Eliot

Adam Bede

George Eliot

fiction classics historical literary emotional reflective slow-paced

688 pages | first published 1859

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The Clarendon edition of Adam Bede (1859) is the first critical edition of the work that established George Eliot's reputation. Its extensive textual apparatus lists manuscript and first edition variants from the copy-text, which is the corrected ...
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Moods

reflective 67%
emotional 60%
sad 46%
dark 25%
hopeful 17%
relaxing 17%
challenging 14%
tense 10%
informative 7%
adventurous 3%
inspiring 3%
mysterious 3%

Pace

slow 84%
medium 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 40% | N/A: 3% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 14% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | N/A: 7% | Yes: 7% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 7%

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