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Review: "Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton is the ultimate anti-beach read. When Charles Scribner’s Sons published the book in 1911, many reviewers were horrified by the cruel and dark subject matter, as it was vastly different from the romantic literature written about New England at the time. 536 more words

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

The book Ethan Frome is an interesting novel with a tragic ending.  The main character never finds the freedom he desires.

Toward the end of the story, there is an escape plan that goes horribly wrong.   45 more words

The Living Dead

How long do I want to live? Do I want to be the first man to live to 150 years, or would I be much more content living well into my late 70s or early 80s? 492 more words

AP English Literature And Composition

Honor thy Commitment

Commitment is defined as an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom. But what does commitment really mean?

The concept of commitment nowadays is vague, seemingly lost. 379 more words

AP English Literature And Composition

Starkfield Winter

Forged by fire, I am unbreakable. I am steel. I never shy away from the flames that shape me, for they make me stronger. I have the potential to do anything because my desire is limitless. 278 more words

AP English Literature And Composition

Top 10 Worst Books I Had to Read for School

Top Ten Tuesday (I know, I’m a few days late to the party) is a weekly link-up hosted by The Broke and the Bookish that’s all about, you guessed it, top ten bookish lists. 1,064 more words

The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton (1905)

You asked me just now for the truth—well, the truth about any girl is that once she’s talked about she’s done for; and the more she explains her case the worse it looks.  958 more words