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Vance Reveiws: Ethan Frome and Specter

By Vance Underwood

Ethan Frome

In terms of early nineteenth century literature, Ethan frome is not as well known as the likes of Tom Sawyer or Huckleberry Finn. 292 more words

Vance Reveiws

Ethan Frome

Wharton’s powerful novella offers us a glimpse into the mind of a man trapped inside a cage of his own despair and his endless, fruitless quest for happiness. 33 more words


Choose Your Own Edith Wharton book

BOOK: Any book of Edith Wharton’s … Your Choice!
WHEN: Sunday, July 31, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: World’s End
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043… 28 more words

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A Perfect City Day?

Have I had the perfect city day today?  If I was reviewing today on Amazon, it would receive a glowing and strong four out of five stars.   796 more words


From Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

“In her case a resolve once taken was equivalent to an act performed.”

Edith Wharton

“After the funeral, when he saw her preparing to go away, he was seized with an unreasoning dread of being left alone on the farm, and before he knew what he was doing, he had asked her to stay there with him.

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Edith Wharton

“The fact that he had no right to show his feelings, and thus provoke the expression of hers, made him attach a fantastic importance to every change in her look and tone.”

Edith Wharton