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|Ethan Frome||Ethan Frome is a troubled farmer more concerned with morality than his own happiness. Read More|
|Zeena||Zenobia "Zeena" Frome is a sickly and shrewish woman who torments her husband and cousin. Read More|
|Mattie||Mattie Silver is the beautiful, youthful relative who comes to care for Zeena and causes a crisis of conscience for Ethan. Read More|
|Denis Eady||Denis Eady is the son of a wealthy shop owner, and he is interested in dating Mattie.|
|Harmon Gow||Harmon Gow is a stagecoach driver in Starkfield who gossips with the narrator about Ethan's past.|
|Mr. Hale||Mr. Hale is one of Ethan's customers, about whom he lies to Zeena, saying Hale will give him a $50 cash advance.|
|Mrs. Hale||Mrs. Hale is the wife of one of Ethan's customers, whose kind words about Ethan's suffering dissuade him from eloping with Mattie.|
|Ned Hale||Ned Hale is Ruth Varnum's fiancé.|
|Narrator||The narrator is an engineer who is spending time in Starkfield on business and becomes interested in Ethan's story.|
|Jotham Powell||Jotham Powell is Ethan's hired man who often acts as a chauffeur.|
|Ruth Varnum||Ruth Varnum is one of Mattie's closest friends and later, a source of local gossip for the narrator. Her married name is Mrs. Ned Hale.|