East of Eden, by John Steinbeck, reflects the complexities in father/son relationships. The connection between a father and his son is vital to their development. The novel explores the impact of these relations is immense. The central allusion of the novel is comparing several characters to Cain and Abel, who were formed through their attempted relationship with their father-like figure, God. They struggled and vied for the attention, love, and respect of God, which subconsciously influenced their actions and thoughts.
Nonetheless, many early critics judged East of Eden a literary disaster, blaming Steinbeck for not understanding the biblical story and the American experience. They assumed the story of Adam to be the story of the fall of Man. But East of Eden is something quite
He does not see the negatives in people or his ideas. Despite the fact that Adam Trask neglects his children for most of their lives, he demonstrates his selfless and good-hearted characteristics by being naive, honorable and likable. Firstly, Adam shows that he is good and honorable in many ways. Despite being a great shooter, he never purposely kills anyone during his time in the army. Steinbeck show Adam’s opposition to violence by writing, “During these five years of soldiering Adam did more detail work than any man in the squadron, but if he killed any enemy it was an accident of ricochet” (Steinbeck 35).
But East of Eden is something quite different: a story of the rise of Man. East of Eden, therefore, is part family history and part fiction. It follows the stories of two families, the Hamiltons, Steinbeck’s maternal ancestors, and the Trasks from the 1860s through WORLD WAR II. In 1952, John Steinbeck appeared as the on-screen narrator of 20th Century Fox 's film, O. Henry 's Full House. Although Steinbeck later admitted he was uncomfortable before the camera, he provided interesting introductions to several filmed adaptations of short stories by the legendary writer O. Henry.
Humans come in a vast variety of ethnicities, appearances, and backgrounds. According to the author of “The Same Sun”, despite how diverse we all are; we live on this world, under the same sun. She believes that even though people are dissimilar, we are not so different as we think. The author perceives herself as more than her stereotypes and makes sense of our social world by becoming more aware of how our social world sees those who are mixed raced. The author of “The Same Sun” distinguishes herself as more than just her physical appearance.
Adam recalls his father, "He was almost always there if we needed him. We played baseball in the backyard and rode rides at the carnival. He took us to Disneyland a couple of times. I guess he was a good man, a good father who just had his dark, strange side that flared up occasionally." (300) Eddie relocating his family lead them to having a normal life away from all the unwanted family connections.
Arthur was molded by Merlyn’s philosophies because he experienced them all personally growing up, thus he tries his best to follow them. However, he sometimes fails to follow his own dogma; an example would be him knowing Lancelot and Guenever having an affair behind his back, but he tries to ignore it because of his excessive trust in his friends. Before Arthur’s battle with Mordred, he has already developed into complex figure; “Perhaps man was neither good nor bad, was only a machine in an insensate universe” page 630. During his contemplation, he had several epiphanies about human nature. This caused him to question his own philosophies and why humans act the way they do, thus he no was longer simple.
He abuses him and calls him names like pig and dog. He does not respect the fact that Arthur is a king. The other character in the play, who is Galahad, is an interrogative person. He asks what the man was doing in England and if there was someone else they could talk to. Turn taking and topic control Conversations require to be controlled.
Arthur’s life directly relates to many of the aspects Alfred Adler’s theories. The first thing about Arthur’s life that Adler would notice is that his style of life would be considered a getting personality. Ever since Arthur was younger he has always been sure to follow to rules and expectations of others, leading him to be described as a “good boy”. He has always been compliant by followed his parents rules and expectations even when it involves going against his own dreams and passions. Arthur is a first born child, and according to Adler there are a number of characteristics that should describe Arthur.
Adam was ceaselessly present throughout all of my disclosure and exemplified each of the aforementioned qualities. He was sympathetic to my worries, asked questions, had appropriate body language, kept his phone on silent, and would reassure and check up on me. To keep my mind off of things,