Symbols Of Ethan Frome Written In 1911 By Edith Wharton

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Sebastian Castellanos English Unit Activity Ethan Frome There are many different symbols or themes to be found in the story of Ethan Frome. A novel written in 1911 by Edith Wharton. But of all things the red glass pickle dish meant the most and best described the main topic of the story, Ethan's and the relationship to his wife Zeena. Ethan Frome is a story of a man who finds love in his cousin’s wife Mattie although unhappily married to another woman by the name of Zeena. One day Zeena leaves and Ethan is excited to have the house alone with Mattie. With Zeena gone Mattie and Ethan use a particular red glass pickle dish. Later to be shattered and broken by the cat. Zeena eventually comes home and finds out about the broken dish as well as

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