History Literature / EastOfEden

17th May '16 7:23:32 PM ading
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* Satan: Cathy, complete with hoof-like feet.
23rd Dec '15 12:09:15 PM h27kim
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist with "ideas coming out of his ears," even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." Others fall between Tom and Will. [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist with "ideas coming out of his ears," even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." Others fall somewhere between Tom and Will. [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]
23rd Dec '15 12:08:49 PM h27kim
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist with "ideas coming out of his ears," even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist with "ideas coming out of his ears," even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." Others fall between Tom and Will. [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]
23rd Dec '15 12:05:18 PM h27kim
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** The Cal and Aron mirror Will and Tom to an extent. Will and Cal work well together, being both practical and business-minded. Both Aron and Tom wind up as DoomedMoralVictors of sorts.

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** The Cal and Aron mirror Will and Tom to an extent. Will and Cal work well together, being both practical and business-minded. Both Aron and Tom wind up as DoomedMoralVictors DoomedMoralVictor of sorts.
23rd Dec '15 12:05:02 PM h27kim
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist with "ideas coming out of his ears," even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]][[spoiler:inverted in that the ultimate protagonists of the story are the cynical but realistic survivors like Cal, notwithstanding Steinbeck's own preferences.]]

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist with "ideas coming out of his ears," even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]][[spoiler:inverted in that the ultimate protagonists of the story are the cynical but realistic survivors like Cal, notwithstanding Steinbeck's own preferences.]]
23rd Dec '15 12:04:28 PM h27kim
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist with "ideas coming out of his ears," even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist with "ideas coming out of his ears," even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]]][[spoiler:inverted in that the ultimate protagonists of the story are the cynical but realistic survivors like Cal, notwithstanding Steinbeck's own preferences.]]
** The Cal and Aron mirror Will and Tom to an extent. Will and Cal work well together, being both practical and business-minded. Both Aron and Tom wind up as DoomedMoralVictors of sorts.
23rd Dec '15 11:58:29 AM h27kim
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist, even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist, WideEyedIdealist with "ideas coming out of his ears," even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]
23rd Dec '15 11:49:11 AM h27kim
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist, even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves Uncle Tom he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist, even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one in the family who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves his Uncle Tom but he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]
23rd Dec '15 11:48:16 AM h27kim
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Members of the Hamilton clan. Sam is a WideEyedIdealist, while Liza is a cynic. Of their children, Tom is another WideEyedIdealist, even more so than his father, while Will is a cynic who "never had any ideas" and thus "the only one who made any money." [[AuthorTract John loves Uncle Tom he doesn't seem to like Uncle Will much.]]
20th Sep '15 4:05:12 PM Exxolon
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Not to be confused with ''Anime/EdenOfTheEast'' nor ''[[VideoGame/TengaiMakyou Far East of Eden aka Tengai Makyou]]''.

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Not to be confused with ''Anime/EdenOfTheEast'' nor ''[[VideoGame/TengaiMakyou Far East of Eden aka Tengai Makyou]]''.
Makyou]]''. Not related to the book ''Literature/WestOfEden'' either.
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