Themes are very significant to a story. A theme is a main idea of a story, poem, novel, or play that is usually expressed as a general statement about life. It can easily effect the way a person may think and view life. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton is a great example of this. One theme from the story is that you might not be able to obtain whatever you want in life. Ethan is
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for. Nothing had changed for Ethan Frome; his life was just as it was before. This situation in this story is also very realistic in real life, people feel trapped in loveless marriages, meet someone they love, but in the end, they are left with less than what they had in the beginning. Ethan Frome personally found out that you can not always have what you desire in life.
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