Adam Bede

Does the name "Adam Bede" have any meaning?

does the name adam bede have any meaning within the plot of the story?

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The name, Adam Bede, reflects the character's Saxon heritage.

In his tall stalwartness Adam Bede was a Saxon, and justified his name; but the jet-black hair, made the more noticeable by its contrast with the light paper cap, and the keen glance of the dark eyes that shone from under strongly marked, prominent and mobile eyebrows, indicated a mixture of Celtic blood.


Adam Bede