Ethan Frome

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Ethan Frome

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pick one word to describe Ethan, Mattie and Zeena.
  • 2. 
    What role does silence play in the story? What major decision does Ethan make because of the lack of conversation?
  • 3. 
    Describe the following events. How are they similar, how are they different 1) When Zeena answers the door the night of the dance 2) When Mattie answers the door the night Ethan and she are home alone.
  • 4. 
    Where is the story set?
    • A. 

      Starksfield, MA

    • B. 

      Starkfield, MA

    • C. 

      Starkfield, MI

    • D. 

      Bikini Bottom

  • 5. 
    Who is the author of the story?
    • A. 

      James Joyce

    • B. 

      Hemmingway

    • C. 

      Edith Wharton

    • D. 

      Judith Edes

  • 6. 
    The ________ broke at dinner
  • 7. 
    What is missing from Ethan's house?
    • A. 

      The B

    • B. 

      The C

    • C. 

      The ∆

    • D. 

      The L

  • 8. 
    Why does Zeena leave the house?
    • A. 

      To hit up Mr. Hale

    • B. 

      To see the doctor

    • C. 

      To buy a gun

    • D. 

      To gamble

  • 9. 
    Who broke the pickle dish?
    • A. 

      Mattie

    • B. 

      Ethan

    • C. 

      The Cat

    • D. 

      Zeena

    • E. 

      Colonel Mustard

    • F. 

      No one knows

  • 10. 
    What does the pickle dish symbolize?
    • A. 

      Nothing. it's a pickle dish.

    • B. 

      Ethan & Zeen's marriage. :(

    • C. 

      The relationship between gravity and the earth

    • D. 

      Mattie's love for Ethan

  • 11. 
    Ethan sells bricks to Mr. Hale.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Why does the narrator stay in Ethan’s home?
    • A. 

      Because it is winter and there is a storm

    • B. 

      Ethan turned his home into a thriving bed and breakfast

    • C. 

      Ethan paid him to so he won't be lonely.

    • D. 

      The narrator is interviewing Ethan about his experiences for a book he is writing.

  • 13. 
    Ethan's assistant is Jotham Powell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Why does Ethan marry Zeena?
    • A. 

      His mother forced him.

    • B. 

      Zeena was pregnant.

    • C. 

      Zeena's mother had just died and she was lonely.

    • D. 

      Ethan's mother had just died and he was lonely.

  • 15. 
    Zeena fails to leave the money under the door.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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