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The Battle for Power in the Garden of Eden

Summary: An explication of Catherine's need for power in Ernest Hemingway's "The Garden of Eden"
The struggle for power in the world, in life, in jobs or in relationships has been an ongoing theme in humanity. Many philosophers and thinkers have explored humanity's desire to be in control. Hemingway was one author to explore woman's desire (during the early 1900's) to be in control of, or at least equal to, her husband. In "The Garden of Eden" by Ernest Hemingway, the anti-heroine, Catherine, goes to great lengths to gain power in her relationship with her husband. Her need to be equal causes her to `make herself into a boy', keep secrets from her husband, try to control him in various ways, introduce another woman into their relationship and burn all of David's stories. All of these acts also eventually lead her into insanity.

In Hemingway's novel, the character Catherine is obsessed with making herself into a...

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