The author gradually diminishes the character of Anna; from a happy wife to an agoraphobic, to a drunkard and a drug abuser, and finally to a promiscuous wife. Her affair with Wesley is the main aspect that initiates her suffering. She attributes the accident to her infidelity. Moreover, Ethan’s character transitions from an innocent and vulnerable young man to a cold-blooded killer. He murders his own mother and attempts to kill Anna. Nonetheless, Ethan fails to show any remorse for his action.