Ethan Frome

by: Edith Wharton

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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What or who places constraints on Ethan’s passions and leads to the central conflict in the novel?

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Zeena and poverty keep Ethan from fulfilling his dreams. What third force also does this?

3 of 5
The physical environment is cast as what in the novel?

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What color is Mattie associated with?

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Whose presence does the cat symbolize in the Frome household?