"Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton
This paper discusses the novel, "Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton: Setting, characters, narrator, plot, tragic elements and themes.
# 18960 | 1,350 words | 3 sources | 1991 | US
Published on Feb 25, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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"The purpose of this paper is to discuss the setting, characters and various other elements of the novel, "Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton.

Starkfield is aptly named. It is a very hard place in which to spend the winter. The landscapes of this community are lonely, silent and gloomy. The moods of the people of this town frequently swing with the changes in the weather, which at times is almost unendurable. To a certain degree, the nature of Starkfield helps to explain Ethan Frome's relatively austere personality, as well as the morose atmosphere of the town itself and the country which envelopes it.

The narrator is curious to find out why Ethan cannot seem to get away from Starkfield. However, in the search to discover why, the narrator finds out that the people in Starkfield are ... "

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