A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome, a fictional novel based on a sledding accident in Lenox, Massachusetts. As a book of the early-twentieth-century, Ethan Frome contains a new form of fiction, as it contains extensive metaphors, intricitally placed by Frome. Moreover, Wharton notably used some of her own personal experiences to convey her themes.. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Edith Wharton's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.