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Old 01-03-2013, 02:39 PM   #23
W. Rabbit
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Oh the story was splendid! Wharton did a great job crafting this particular novel. I read this book for school and we are having a test over it when we return to school from winter break.. It contained carefully painted biblical allusions. It seemed to me that the whole story alluded to the Adam and Eve anecdote, the red pickle bowl being the apple. After Zeena instructed Mattie(Eve) not to touch her precious belongings(the apple), Mattie disobeyed and even brought Ethan(Adam) in to the whole conspiracy. Later on when Zeena found out, She "banished" Mattie from the house(which was Eden for Mattie) like God banished Adam and Eve from Eden. But then after the smash up incident, she took her back in(like God is forgiving). And the sledding "incident"(which happened right outside of the church for a reason) should have killed Mattie and Ethan but they didn't die because the afterward suffering was God's intended punishment for their "sin", adultery.
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