History YMMV / EastOfEden

12th Aug '15 4:57:52 AM Aquila89
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* ValuesDissonance: In the novel the two 14-year-olds who try to have sex with Cathy, age 10, defend themselves by saying Cathy initiated things and charged them money. They are telling the truth, but regardless of this many modern readers will still see the boys' behavior with Cathy as child rape, no matter how manipulative and willing she was.
* Modern readers may feel the same way about her 28 year old Latin teacher's attempt to seduce her when she was 14.
* The narrator describes the the Native Americans who first inhabited Salinas Valley as a inferior race who were too lazy to work the land. Later, when describing Adam's participation in the Indian Wars, he claims that their extermination was sad but unavoidable.

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In the novel the two 14-year-olds who try to have sex with Cathy, age 10, defend themselves by saying Cathy initiated things and charged them money. They are telling the truth, but regardless of this many modern readers will still see the boys' behavior with Cathy as child rape, no matter how manipulative and willing she was.
* ** Modern readers may feel the same way about her 28 year old Latin teacher's attempt to seduce her when she was 14.
* ** The narrator describes the the Native Americans who first inhabited Salinas Valley as a "an inferior race breed without energy, inventiveness, or culture" who were too lazy to work the land. land and thus deserved to lose it. Later, when describing Adam's participation in the Indian Wars, he the narrator claims that their extermination was sad but unavoidable.
12th Aug '15 4:55:58 AM Aquila89
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** Modern readers may feel the same way about her 28 year old Latin teacher's attempt to seduce her when she was 14.

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** * Modern readers may feel the same way about her 28 year old Latin teacher's attempt to seduce her when she was 14.14.
* The narrator describes the the Native Americans who first inhabited Salinas Valley as a inferior race who were too lazy to work the land. Later, when describing Adam's participation in the Indian Wars, he claims that their extermination was sad but unavoidable.
27th Feb '14 7:44:36 AM Ecclytennysmithylove
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** Modern readers may feel the same way about her 28 year old Latin teacher's attempt to seduce her when she was 14.

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** Modern readers may feel the same way about her 28 year old Latin teacher's attempt to seduce her when she was 14.14.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: The epic religious symbolism is the entire point of the book.
21st Sep '13 10:30:43 PM Trippetta
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%% * [[MagnificentBastard Magnificent Bitch]]: Cathy.
%% As written, the above is a zero-context example. Please expand before uncommenting.

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%% * [[MagnificentBastard Magnificent Bitch]]: Cathy.
%% As written, * ValuesDissonance: In the above is a zero-context example. Please expand before uncommenting.novel the two 14-year-olds who try to have sex with Cathy, age 10, defend themselves by saying Cathy initiated things and charged them money. They are telling the truth, but regardless of this many modern readers will still see the boys' behavior with Cathy as child rape, no matter how manipulative and willing she was.
**Modern readers may feel the same way about her 28 year old Latin teacher's attempt to seduce her when she was 14.
8th Feb '13 12:08:45 PM mlsmithca
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* [[MagnificentBastard Magnificent Bitch]]: Possibly Cathy, but YMMV.

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%% * [[MagnificentBastard Magnificent Bitch]]: Possibly Cathy, but YMMV.Cathy.
%% As written, the above is a zero-context example. Please expand before uncommenting.
16th Jan '13 10:29:33 AM SeptimusHeap
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* [[spoiler:AlasPoorVillain]]
14th Oct '12 5:21:26 PM TVRulezAgain
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* CompleteMonster: Cathy is actually referred to as a "monster" in the narration.
28th May '12 8:43:08 AM LancelotG
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* CompleteMonster: Cathy is actually referred to as a "monster" in the narration.
31st Dec '11 11:49:08 PM LancelotG
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* [[spoiler:AlasPoorVillain]]
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