Frome, Ethan

Frome, Ethan

chained to detestable wife and unsalable farm. [Am. Lit.: Ethan Frome]

Frome, Ethan

epitome of struggling New England farmer (1890s). [Am. Lit.: Ethan Frome]
See: Farming

Frome, Ethan

his thwarted love for Mattie culminates in an attempted double suicide that leaves them both crippled. [Am. Lit.: Ethan Frome in Benét, 324]

Frome, Ethan

his loveless and unhappy marriage to Zeena remains hopeless when his love affair with Mattie comes to a pitiful end. [Am. Lit.: Ethan Frome in Benét, 324]