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East of Eden (Sparknotes Study Guide)

by John Steinbeck

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Published by SparkNotes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
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  • General,
  • Study Aids,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
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  • Book Notes,
  • STUDY NOTES - SparkNotes,
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  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8428640M
    ISBN 10141140078X
    ISBN 109781411400788
    OCLC/WorldCa57196519

    About East of Eden. A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors A Penguin Classic In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden “the first book,” and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of in the rich farmland of California’s Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows. Overall, a presentable copy, inscribed by the author in the year following the book's publication. East of Eden features the intertwining stories of the Hamilton and Trask families. The former is based on Steinbeck's own genealogical lineage, while the latter is a representation of .

      A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth. Set in the rich farmland of California's Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the /5(). After the publication of East of Eden in September , the book rose to number one on the fiction best-seller list, and it has remained in print ever since. East of Eden was adapted for the stage, and was also made into a movie starring James Dean, which became a classic.

    East of Eden was a film introducing James Dean, the book that revived Oprah’s Book Club, considered by Steinbeck to be his magnum opus, and has remained vitally present in American culture for over half a century. East of Eden by Steinbeck, John Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. John Steinbeck - East of Eden - 1st 1st FEL Slipcase - First Edition Library. $ Shipping: + $ Shipping. 9 Penguin Deluxe Paperback Classics – East of Eden by John Steinbeck +8. $Seller Rating: % positive.


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East of Eden follows two families; the Trasks and (to a lesser degree) the Hamiltons over three generations. This is an epic book that effectively tells the story of the families while also throwing up philosophical discussions and comments on human nature without being patronising.

What I wasn't expecting from this book was how easy it was to /5(K). Tremendous in scope—tremendous in depth of penetration—and as different a Steinbeck as the Steinbeck of Burning Bright was from the Steinbeck of The Grapes of is no saga of the underprivileged—no drama of social significance.

Tenderness, which some felt was inherent in everything Steinbeck wrote, is muted almost to the vanishing point in this story of conflict within character.

However, Cal, in collaboration with Will Hamilton, one of Samuel’s sons, works secretly to earn back the fortune his father lost on the failed refrigeration business.

Cal also hopes to make enough money to pay for Aron’s tuition at Stanford. In the strained economy of World War I, Will and Cal buy beans from local farmers at an unfairly low.

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth.

Set in the rich farmland of California's Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the /5(K). EAST OF EDEN JOHN STEINBECK.

PENGUIN BOOKS Penguin Books Ltd, Harmondsworth, this book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, re-sold, hired out, or otherwise Gabilan Mountains to the east. of the valley were light gay mountains full of sun and loveliness and a kind ofFile Size: 4MB.

Free download or read online East of Eden pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in Septemberand was written by John Steinbeck.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Mr. Edwards, Ethel/5.

East of Eden. likes 66 talking about this. John Steinbeck's American epic. Of the book Steinbeck said "Nearly everything I have is in it, and it is not full."Followers: K. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Discussion Questions East of Eden. A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth.

Set in the rich farmland of California's Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the 4/5(15). East of Eden This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel/5(18).

Steinbeck's sense of time and place is unmatched. On top of all that, East of Eden is not just a story for the sake of telling a story.

East of Eden is making a greater point about mankind and how we choose to live our lives. It's subtle but profound. After you finish the book, you should sit and contemplate it for awhile. It is a powerful story. Eden in the East Book Summary: This book completetly changes the established and conventional view of prehistory by relocating the Lost Eden—the world's first civilisation—to Southeast Asia.

At the end of the Ice Age, Southeast Asia formed a continent twice the size of India, which included Indochina, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Borneo.

Spanning the period between the American Civil War and World War I, East of Eden presents two generations of brothers as they battle between good and evil.

The first generation consists of the placid Adam Trask and his hot-tempered brother Charles, and the second generation is made up of Adam's sons, the fair-haired, mild-mannered Aron and the dark-haired, quick-tempered Cal.

Deeply influenced. About East of Eden. A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors, in a deluxe Centennial edition In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden “the first book,” and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth.

Set in the rich farmland of California’s Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal. Buy a cheap copy of East of Eden book by John Steinbeck. The masterpiece of Steinbeck's later years, East of Eden is the powerful and vastly ambitious novel that is both family saga and a modern retelling of the book of Free shipping over $/5(7).

East of Eden, by John Steinbeck, and narrated by Richard Poe. A journey into youth’s tortured parental burdens. I saw the movie decades ago yet, as I read the story the scenes came back to me in vivid recollections.

That movie did justice to the book, because it was brilliantly directed, magnificently filmed, and just the best acting ever seen. It's not easy to write a review of "East of Eden". It isn't just a book, it's a whole saga (at relatively large pages it rivals Anna Karenina in size), full with events, metaphors, powerfully developed characters, and meanings, both hidden and explicit.

The main bulk of the plot tells about the Trasks, from the grandfather Cyrus, to his sons Adam and Charles, and Adam's sons Caleb and. Directed by Elia Kazan. With James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives. A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend/10(K).

East of Eden Book Review: My Take, Why its worth a read I’ll be upfront, this book isn’t for everyone. But I found it incredible and enlightening.

I’ve even gone on record saying it’s my favorite book of all time. But it’s not an easy read, it’s challenging and can be slow at times. APPLE BOOKS REVIEW. John Steinbeck’s books are a mainstay of high-school reading lists for a reason.

East of Eden, in particular, supplies precisely the kind of generational drama and grand moral philosophizing that make for a great term this Cain-and-Abel parable about the power of good and evil is also as juicy and compelling as a soap opera/5(K).Aron Trask - The son of Adam and Cathy and the twin brother of Cal.

Aron is a goodhearted, trusting boy whose deep, innate morality makes it painful for him to hear about or witness a result, Aron weakens and increasingly retreats into the church as a protection from the harsh realities of the world.

Aron plays the Abel role in the second generation of the Trask family.Getting in touch. Studio 1, 14 Hatherley Mews, London E17 4QP. Call: or.