A thirty-year-old bartender who lives above the local saloon where he works. Ed is courting Belle Carpenter, a young girl who is also casually dating George Willard in attempts to make Ed jealous. Though much older and more experienced than Belle, Ed struggles to express his feelings for her due to his immaturity, impulsivity, and hot temper. When he sees George and Belle together, Ed beats up and humiliates George.
Ed Hanby Character Timeline in Winesburg, Ohio
The timeline below shows where the character Ed Hanby appears in Winesburg, Ohio. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
19. An Awakening