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- This story is about a woman named Editha. Editha was engaged to George and told him it was his duty to his country to sign up and go serve in the war. Editha wanted a hero for a husband and she secretly wanted him to go to war so that she would have that hero.
- Editha, by William Dean Howells and The Revolt of Mother, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, present essentially the same type of character in two very distinct manners. Howells depicts Editha as a selfish and spoiled lady, while Freeman describes mother as a strong-willed person who simply does things when they need to be done.
- Edith Wharton’s novel Ethan Frome is a domestic tragedy. The three main characters are Ethan Frome, Zeena Frome, and Mattie Silver. The uselessness of poverty, mean spiritedness, and grim silence are all present in the tragedy of Ethan Frome. The story takes place in a stark winter landscape, Starkfield, Massachusetts, where the lives of all the characters are constricted.
- "man who’d be serious about settling down with you"(330) Mattie does not feel that the preacher is a good candidate for marriage, but etta is content with her efforts to cause the residents of Brewster to, "be humming a different tune whe (she show up there the wife of a big preacher"(331) Etta learns that she she is used for sex as power is not powerful enough to cause the Rev.
- Wharton completely cumbersed herself in her writing. It became a type of ?safe harbor? for her, giving her some control over her hectic life.
- Roman Fever by Edith Wharton is a story about two well-to-do American widows who escort their unmarried daughters on a grand vacation. Alida Slade and Grace Ansley are the primary characters in Wharton’s tale that incorporates love, mother/daughter relationships and sexuality into a compelling piece of literary work.
- Lily Bart, the central character in Edith Wharton s novel, The House of Mirth , was born into the fringes of high society in late nineteenth century New York. She developed a, lively taste for splendour (page 30) and a fear of, dinginess .(page 35). Everything within this social circle is measured in monetary value, people and things alike are treated as commodities.
- Edith Wharton depicts in her novel the 19th century life of the New York elite through the eyes of Newland Archer. The society is seen as suffocating its members by strict rules on behaviour and only the arrival of Countess Ellen Olenska begins to open Archer s eyes to the narrow-mindedness of the society and its estrangement from reality.
- The main characters depicted in both Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome and Kate Chopin’s The Awakening undergo a personal struggle in their attempt to deal with the universal emotion of love. Ethan Frome and Edna Pontellier each are married, but in love with another person.
- Edith Wharton uses symbolism and the many aspects of tragedy of human life as major elements of her writing. She uses different forms of tragedy in her writing. Marriage, society, and other elements all contribute to a theme of imprisonment. Symbolism also creates a mood of disappointment in much of her work.
- The Women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor is a classic novel highlighting the struggles of inner-city women. As they live and work, the reader is exposed to the hardships these women have faced over their stay on Brewster. Many characters are similar and connected in some ways, but none are so like Mattie Michael and Etta Mae Johnson.
- Ethan finds himself falling in love with Mattie, drawn to her youthful energy, as, “The pure air, and the long summer hours in the open, gave life and elasticity to Mattie” (Wharton 0). Ethan is attracted to Mattie because she is the antithesis of Zeena.
- Definitive criteria for judging the success or failure of a work of fiction are not easily agreed upon; individuals almost necessarily introduce bias into any such attempt. Only those who affect an exorbitantly refined artistic taste, however, would deny the importance of poignancy in literary pieces.
- Edith Wharton, according to Geoffrey Walton in his study of her in his 1971 essay, cited her as having written her first story at age 11, and even at this young age she has been dealing with the interactions of people in her social group. Her social circle being one primarily made up of an elite society, which as she aged slowly died off, became the focus of her stories.
- Starkfield. Not only is Starkfield isolated figuratively, but also it is isolated geographically. It is a mountainous and snow-ridden area with very few inhabitants. The lack of movement and difficulty of travel in and around Starkfield isolate Ethan from the
- The question of interfaith worship began to be seriously discussed about fifty years ago. Ethnic groups have been present in Britain since at least the 1870s, when the East India company began to employ Muslim seamen from Yemen as a result of the opening of the Suez Canal.
- In Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton, Ethan, a reserved young man was torn between two women. He was married to Zenobia Frome, but his true love was his wife’s cousin, Mattie Silver. Zeena and Mattie were different in all aspects. Mattie was a caring, loving, beautiful young girl, while Zeena was a sickly, shrewish woman aged well beyond her years.
- Edith Wharton is an American author of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In her novella Ethan Frome, Wharton uses symbolism as a means of developing the theme of her story. Ethan Frome takes place in a small New England community in which there is little acceptance towards sinful deeds.
- I went before the Lord, I came; I stood with downcast eyes. For in his hands God held a book; It was the book of life. God looked into his book and said “Your name I cannot find.
- On Pound’s suggestion in 1951, Blackburn had written to a "chicken farmer in New Hampshire," Robert Creeley; Creeley in turn introduced him to the ideas and poetry of Olson.