In the novel, Ethan Frome, by Edith Wharton, there is a very simple yet personal style. This author has written many great books, but the style of this particular novel sets it apart from her contemparies. Through her vivid descriptions, symbolism, and tragic message, Edith Wharton portrays a significant personal style and creates a novel considered to be good literature.
First of all, the fact that she extends 48 hours into nine chapters has got to
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kill themselves. This is the tragic end to Ethanís tragic life that he could not escape. He was a tragic hero from the beginning.
Edith Wharton won the hearts of many with this novel. She seems to know and understand the essence of human nature and love. Her unique, yet simple style brought this book into being considered good literature and Ethan Fromeís tragic life is remembered by everyone who reads the novel.