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“Adam Bede” Revisited: Social Stigma and the Formation of Deviant Identity

16 Apr

Nora Bonner, Miami University of Ohio. Elham Shayegh, Miami University of Ohio. Abstract. In Adam Bede, George Eliot explores the way a society divides its members into categories and how these categories contribute to the formation of an individual’s identity. In the mid-nineteenth century authors in the naturalist tradition often discussed this dialogical relationship between […]