Ethan Frome 3

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In novels, such as Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome, imagery and theme play a large role in developing the novel and bringing it to the status of a ‘Classic.’ An author’s use of imagery gives the reader an idea of the novel’s characters and setting. It helps to advance the reader’s understanding of the novel and its theme. The theme of a novel is also an important aspect that one must consider …

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…think. In conclusion, one sees that juxtaposed positions of imagery can give the reader either an admirable or disagreeable outlook on the setting and/or characters of a novel. The power of words can help the reader to obtain a more fully understand-able view of the theme of the novel. Through the repeated use of imagery, the author of a novel can bring the reader into a world where anything can happen, and usually does.