The youngest child of Mr. Ross and Mrs. Ross and the brother of Robert, Rowena, and Peggy Ross. Like other young boys his age, he glorifies war and is even excited at the thought of Robert dying honorably in battle so that he can share the news with his schoolmates. After the incident with Captain Leather and the horses at the end of the novel ruins Robert’s reputation, Stuart becomes one of his brother’s detractors.
Stuart Ross Character Timeline in The Wars
The timeline below shows where the character Stuart Ross appears in The Wars. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1, Chapter 3
...photos. The snapshots feature Robert, his parents Thomas and Mrs. Ross, and his siblings Peggy, Stuart, and Rowena. The Rosses were a wealthy family who upheld a charitable public image and... (full context)
Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 6
...her beloved pastime of holding the rabbits that the family keep in their stable, while Stuart is in the yard playing with Meg, the family’s pony, instead of supervising his sister.... (full context)
Part 1, Chapter 30
Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 5, Chapter 9