Steinbeck delineates good and evil as attributes present in everyone, existing from birth, and asserts that both are resolute and immutable in their existence. From the moment Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit, humans were doomed to have both good and evil inside of them, without any ability to truly overcome the evil. Deprived from their self-consciousness, the citizens would turn into clockwork oranges. Right of deciding your own choices is a problem when those choices threaten the society and government.
Alice in Wonderland. You're too big for that" This quote is important because at the end of the story Cathy thought about "Alice in Wonderland" and how it was her favorite book. When Cathy was really sick she imagined herself as Alice and wanted to become really small and disappear just like Alice. Another thing that Cathy did that was inspired by "Alice in Wonderland" was when Cathy suicided. When she took the pill of morphine she whispered, "Eat me," and when she drank the water she also said, "Drink me.
In Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, women are viewed as deceitful and wicked individuals who are always seeking more whether wealth or a higher class level. Miss Havisham is the independent mother figure who is apart of this upper-class, living in the Satis House with her daughter Estella. Havisham mislead youth, due to her ambition and vindictiveness towards men, as way to satisfy the lack of attention and affection she had in her life while presenting the acts of individuals being inevitably wicked.
Monday, May 19, Top Five Passages. In the novel, East of Eden, Adam quickly falls in love with the beatened stranger that crawled up his steps. As he was cleaning the bruises and blood off of her face, Adam discovers beauty in the girl. He falls in love, even without the knowledge of who she is and her background.