by Jane Austen
Mr. Elton Timeline and Summary
- Mr. Elton spends time at Hartfield.
- He admires Emma (and Harriet).
- He superintends Emma’s painting.
- Mr. Elton offers to take the painting to London to get it framed.
- He writes a riddle for Harriet’s book.
- Mr. Elton proposes to Emma after the Weston’s party.
- He’s very angry when she refuses.
- He never liked Harriet.
- Mr. Elton leaves town for awhile. He comes back engaged to Miss Hawkins.
- At the Westons’ dance, he snubs Harriet.
- Mr. Elton joins his wife at the Donwell Abbey and Box Hill parties.
- He officiates at the marriage of Emma and Mr. Knightley.