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Questions about the novel 'Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life' (1871–1872) by George Eliot. Use this tag with the [george-eliot] tag.

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Is Dorothea's nickname metaphorical?

In Middlemarch by George Eliot Dorothea Brook's nickname is Dodo. Or actually to be exact her sister, Celia Brook's nickname for her is Dodo. Is this an allusion to Dorothea's almost extinct kind? ...
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