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Silas Marner

Silas Marner

by George Eliot

Aaron Winthrop

Character Analysis

Aaron is Dolly Winthrop's son. We don't see much of him, but we do learn that he's "very sober and industrious" as a young man (2.20.10), and we already know that he's got a good mom. He loves Eppie, and he promises to help her take care of Silas. In fact, he's almost too good to be true—just like Eppie herself.

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