Music as the Language of Love and Self-Revelation in George Eliot’s "The Mill on the Floss"
Keywords:English nineteen century literature. George Eliot, music.
The author of this article shows the double function, music has in Eliot's 'The Mill on the Floss': a language of love, passion and desperation, and a gateway to the world of imagination and pleasure. Recalling Eliot's musical ability, the article reveals how the writer enhances the novel's aesthetic qualities by interweaving opera pieces with the episodes of the novel, and bases each episode on the act of an opera.
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