CHARGE: To explore how choices can determine our lives.
FACTS: Ethan Frome, caught in a loveless marriage, become attracted to their house guest, brought into their home to assist his ailing wife. When she is forced to leave, the pair must make a choice that will determine the course of the rest of their lives. Did they make the right decision?
VERDICT: Hung jury. I never could get int the story. The archaic language made it difficult to read. The ending was very abrupt. Hopelessness isn’t an easy read.