Edith Wharton Essay Topics

Scarlet Letter, Ethan from, Lesson Before Dying

Many people try to escape the prison that suppresses them, but fail to because of their moral obligations to themselves and others. Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome, Ernest J. Gaines’ A Lesson Before Dying and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, portray the struggles one acquires through their own conduct. Ethan in Ethan Frome, Grant in A Lesson… View Article

Ethan Frome

2nde COURSEWORK – possible titles Essay Topics 1. With reference to at least two characters in the novel Ethan Frome, show in detail how Wharton uses setting to reflect character. OR Explore the different ways in which setting is used in this novel. 2. Choose two key scenes and explore how Wharton brings to life… View Article