The Importance Of Emotions In Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome

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An emotion is a distinctive feeling deriving from a relationship with other individuals. Emotions can be very powerful and can either hinder or strengthen an individual. In the novel Ethan Frome written by Edith Wharton, the hamarita that Ethan possesses is the abundance of concern he has for others. This means that his emotions for others hinder his life. This leads to his demise which is when Ethan and Mattie crash the elm tree and they are sent to the hospital.
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