- 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.
Zeena gets sick within a year getting married.
And within a year of their marriage she developed the “sickliness” which had since made her notable even in a community rich in pathological instances.
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,...
Mrs. Hale says, " But sometimes the two of them get going at each other, and then Ethan's face'd break your heart...When I see that, I think it's him that's suffers most...anyhow it ain't Zeena because she ain't got the time." On these occasions, why do
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