Representation of a whole class of people
Profound psychological study in human relationships and individual growth with an interesting historical background (the history of Jews in England) treated with sympathy and understanding. Sometimes Eliot injects characters with too much admiration
and compassion. The result is a lack of balance.
"What name doth Joy most borrow when life is fair?To-morrow. What name doth best fit Sorrow in young despair? To-morrow"