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Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome

by Edith Wharton

Andrew Hale

Character Analysis

Andrew Hale is Ned's father. He likes Ethan and has business dealings with him. Ethan almost borrows money from him to use to run away with Mattie. However, Ethan decides that he couldn't live with himself is he were to take money from this nice elderly couple.

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