Ethan Frome Ethan Frome Overview Quiz
by Edith Wharton

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Ethan Frome Overview Quiz

How much do you know about this novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edith Wharton? Take the Ethan Frome Overview quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about the intriguing Frome household.

  • Question 1

    How did Ethan meet Zeena?

  • Question 2

    What does Ethan see that makes him simultaneously about being trapped, about stability, and about the future?

  • Question 3

    What interrupts Ethan's attempts to connect with Mattie as she does her needlework?

  • Question 4

    What is Ethan's worst fear about Zeena's trip to the new doctor?

  • Question 5

    What does Ethan like to do best with Mattie?

  • Question 6

    Why has Mattie come to live with Zeena and Ethan?

  • Question 7

    What lie does Ethan tell Zeena when she is preparing to leave for a trip out-of-town that he immediately regrets?

  • Question 8

    What did Ethan study before his father's death forced him to leave school?

  • Question 9

    What activity does Ethan suggest they try together for fun?

  • Question 10

    Why is Mattie so concerned about Zeena's anger over a broken pickle dish?

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