Ethan Frome

How has Mattie's physical appearance changed?

At the end of the chapter how does she look?

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The once lively and beautiful Maggie is now an old woman, grey-haired, pale-faced, and paralyzed from the sled ride she took with Ethan.

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The other woman was much smaller and slighter. She sat huddled in an arm-chair near the stove, and when I came in she turned her head quickly toward me, without the least corresponding movement of her body. Her hair was as grey as her companion's, her face as bloodless and shrivelled, but amber-tinted, with swarthy shadows sharpening the nose and hollowing the temples. Under her shapeless dress her body kept its limp immobility, and her dark eyes had the bright witch-like stare that disease of the spine sometimes gives.

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Ethan Frome

I'm sorry, what chapter are you referring to?

The (Epilogue)^

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Very helpful! Thank you. ^^