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For questions about the 1952 novel by American novelist John Steinbeck (1902–1968).

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In 'East of Eden', which character referred to "the free, exploring mind of the individual human"?

I'm trying to find out who I can attribute a well-known quotation from John Steinbeck's East of Eden to, but I can't access a copy of the book, and my internet research only comes up with "John ...
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What could be the meaning of "doctor-testing of little girls" by Steinbeck?

I was reading East of Eden by John Steinbeck, where I came across the sentence: A man’s mind vagued up a little, for how can you remember the feel of pleasure or pain or choking emotion? You can ...
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