Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome

Edith Wharton

fiction classics emotional reflective medium-paced

99 pages | first published 1911

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'He seemed a part of the mute melancholy landscape, an incarnation of its frozen woe, with all that was warm and sentient in him fast bound below the surface'Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence wi...
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Moods

sad 73%
dark 58%
emotional 57%
reflective 41%
tense 28%
mysterious 16%
challenging 8%
adventurous 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 46%
medium 36%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 69% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 27% | Yes: 27% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 55% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 86% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 4% | Yes: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.22