Ethan Frome: Symbols & Analysis


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Which of the following is a symbol of sexual repression in 'Ethan Frome'?

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1. Why is Starkfield a good location for the setting of 'Ethan Frome'?

2. Which character in 'Ethan Frome' is linked with images of birds and flight?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ethan Frome is a novel by Edith Wharton, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the book. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the characters and symbols in Ethan Frome.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Themes in Ethan Frome
  • Symbolism in Ethan Frome
  • Characters in Ethan Frome

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Ethan Frome
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about symbolism in Ethan Frome

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson titled Ethan Frome: Symbols & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the characters of Ethan Frome
  • Understand the symbols in Ethan Frome
  • Know important scenes from the book