Notes on Wharton's Ethan Frome by Susan Van Kirk
  

Notes on Wharton's Ethan Frome

Written by Susan Van Kirk
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Notes on Wharton's Ethan Frome by Susan Van Kirk

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the familiar format. CliffsNotes on Ethan Frome explores life in the personal prison designed by the lead character, a ruin of a man who would rather be miserable with his lot in life than stray from accepted social convention.Following the story of a poor farmer whose devotion to duty and fear of humiliation keep him from tasting happiness, this study guide provides summaries and commentaries for each chapter within this tragic tale. Other features that help you figure out this important work includeLife and background of author Edith WhartonIntroduction to the novel, with a synopsis and character mapFull character list and analyses of central figuresCritical essays on the author s style, choice of literary tools, and use of themesReview section that features fill-in-the-blank questions, quoted passages, essay questions, and suggested practice projectsResourceCenter with books, articles, and Web sites that can help round out your knowledgeClassic literature or modern-day treasure you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

About the Author

Suzanne Pavlos taught high school English and reading. She is currently a freelance writer and editor and working as a psychotherapist.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages

Author

Susan Van Kirk
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Publisher

Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S. an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Publication date

17th January 2001

ISBN

9780764586811


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