The Question and Answer section for Ethan Frome is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Ethan Frome is an intelligent man, who made poor choices. What better man to write about. His youth is tragic because he had so much to offer, so many dreams...... dreams that went the byway for responsibility. He marries because he is lonely,...
Ethan Frome is set in the fictional town of Starkfield, Massachusetts from around the late 1890s or early 1900s.
Ethan feels obligated to Zeena who he really does not love.