Scribbler of Dreams Themes

Mary E. Pearson
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Hatred

Hatred is one of the eminent themes that dominates the novel "Scribbler of Dreams" by Mary Pearson. The hatred that exists in the novel is shared between the Crutchfield and Malone families, who find common ancestors in Maggie and Amanda Crutchfield and their mutual lover, Jared Malone. Jared married Amanda, but had an affair with Maggie, thus impregnating her and beginning a feud that led to the division of loyalties and family land. The feud exists until the present day events of the novel.

The Malone hatred of the Crutchfields exists in many ways, from spiteful comments towards them, to excluding them from prayers. Crutchfield hatred of the Malones runs even deeper, causing near-rabid anger in Bram and Allison, and leading to Allison's dealing with Rick to poison the Malone tomato harvest.

The hatred between both families manifests itself eighteen months prior to the novel. Hoping to save...

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