- Olivia Verma, author of ClassicNote. Completed on January 1, 2000, copyright held by GradeSaver.
The Question and Answer section for The Age of Innocence is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
What is your question?
This is a very open-ended question. Newland is a dreamer.... he's artistic, loves to read..... he's intelligent. Newland is torn between the marital, innocent love he has for his wife, and the passionate love he feels for her cousin. He's proper,...
Edith Wharton likes to capture mood, tone, and character within the details of her narrative. This lets the reader grow into the story rather than be told things through direct representation.