1) Zeena is older than Ethan.
2) Mattie lived with the Frome's for a little over a year.
3) In the prologue, Ethan is 52
4) In the story, Ethan is 28
5) Ethan is 24 years older in the prologue/epilogue than in story.
6) Mattie does not have housekeeping skills but Zeena does.
7) Know the symbolism.