Throughout John Steinbeck’s novel, “East of Eden,” forces of good and evil were represented through physical forms. The characters in the novel shared similarities with important figures in the bible and rehashed the stories and events that occurred in famous tellings of Christianity. Readers delved…
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by John Steinbeck
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Romance novel, Fiction
September 19, 1952
Cyrus Trask, Mrs. Trask, Alice, Adam, Charles, Aron, Caleb, Samuel Hamilton, Liza, George, Will, Tom, Joe, Lizzie, Una, Dessie, Olive, Mollie, Cathy Ames, Lee, Abra Bacon, Mr. Edwards, Faye, Ethel, Joe Valery
The novel follows the lives of two families, the Trasks and the Hamiltons, whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the fatal rivalry of Cain and Abel.