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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It defines him as a Saxon according to the text, but Adam Bede is also indicated to have Celtic features.

as ADAM is known as the grand father of the mankind , known for his vitality ...

so is true of the protagonist of the book

and BEDE was a monk or priest of that time so george elliot merged both the names and tried to show their qualities in the character


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