No Adam in Eden Summary
Grace Metalious

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No Adam in Eden Summary

The theme of female emancipation is again of concern here but does not fare well. The only female who ends very happily is the one who completely submerges herself in motherhood and the dominance of her sexually powerful husband. It is the end rung on the ladder of descent for females begun in The Return to Peyton Place (1959). The few women who do achieve a measure of freedom do so at a great...

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