Ethan Frome

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what does the name starkfeild suggest about the setting? how does harmon gow corroborate this later?

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There is certainly an emptiness that haunts the novel. Ethan's life is emotionally empty and we see this manifested in the gloomy grey imagery of the novel. "Starkfield" personifies Ethan's sense of loneliness and isolation.