Thursday, 22 August 2013

East of Eden

By John Steinbeck, 1952
Probes the nature of family, marriage and sexual love, through the person of one of Steinbeck's most memorable characters, Cathy Ames. At a time when American women were expected to find fulfillment in being home-makers, a woman without love for family bonds is portrayed as dangerous and demonic.

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