* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
Dismiss
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
A Prayer for Owen Meany

A Prayer for Owen Meany

by John Irving

Ethel

Character Analysis

Ethel is the new maid at 80 Front Street. She replaces Lydia after Lydia has her leg amputated. Lydia and Harriet have a tendency to gang up on her.

Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement