These alterations of mood were the despair and joy of Ethan Frome.
But if that were the case, how could any combination of obstacles have hindered the flight of a man like Ethan Frome?
Such a brave and tragic book as "Ethan Frome" is so rare as to be almost singular, even with Mrs. Wharton.
It was that night that I found the clue to Ethan Frome, and began to put together this vision of his story.
Hitherto Ethan Frome had been content to think him a mean fellow; but now he positively invited a horse-whipping.