- Wharton, Edith. Ethan Frome. Or. Printed in 1911. Kent, UK: Wordsworth, 2000.
The Question and Answer section for Ethan Frome is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Ethan is going to a dance at a church.
Young Ethan Frome walks through the heart of town, passing Eady's new brick store and the grand Varnum house: he is going to a dance.
From the text:
On my arrival at Starkfield, Denis Eady, the rich Irish grocer, who was the proprietor of Starkfield's nearest approach to a livery stable, had entered into an agreement to send me over daily to Corbury Flats, where I had to pick up...