East of Eden Biblical Allusions
Landon S, Jakob C, Matthew D, Clara T, Wilmary S, Jonah M
Garden of Eden
Adam was the the first man created by God on the sixth day of creation. God created Adam from dust then breathed life into him. Adam was different from all the animals that God created because he had been made up of physical and spiritual attributes. Through the information given we can tell that Adam is a hardworking, obedient, and reverent towards God. Adam was created in the image of God. Although Adam is faithful and obedient to god he was tempted by eve to eat from the tree of good and evil despite being told not to by God.
Land of Nod
The Land of Nod is where Cain went, when he was exiled from where Adam and Eve lived. It was desolate, and not a good place to live. It was the land where Cain’s ancestors lived out their punishment. It was towards the east of Eden. It is inhabited by the outcasts of society and is a harsh place to live. Normal people don’t go there and leave it to those who already live there.