East of Eden

East of Eden: Essay Q&A

1. How does the opening chapters natural setting affect the novel?  Steinbeck carefully establishes the setting of East of Eden before introducing his characters with a description of the Salinas Valley in Northern California. As a youngster, the narrator learns to tell east with its sunlit Gabilan Mountains, which he favors, from the western dark …

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