Dolly Winthrop’s earnest son, Aaron meets Silas Marner when he is very young. Dolly hopes to help Marner by visiting him after the loss of his gold, and she brings her son to help raise the weaver’s spirits. The little boy sings and accepts cake offered by the weaver, who is unsure how else to interact with the child. Once he has grown into a young adult, Aaron falls in love with Eppie and the two plan to marry and to live with Marner, so that Eppie doesn’t have to leave him.
Aaron Quotes in Silas Marner
The Silas Marner quotes below are all either spoken by Aaron or refer to Aaron. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Dover Publications edition of Silas Marner published in 1996.).
Aaron Character Timeline in Silas Marner
The timeline below shows where the character Aaron appears in Silas Marner. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Lantern Yard. Flustered by her discussion, Marner attempts to return her good will by offering Aaron a bit of the cakes. At his mother’s bidding, Aaron sings, “God rest you merry,... (full context)
Part 2, Conclusion