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No fruit, and possibly no food, plays a more prominent role in religion, myth, folklore, and literature than does the apple. Apples symbolize knowledge and simultaneously treachery. Apples are beloved and cherished--and poisoned. We eat an apple and fall from grace. An apple falls from a tree as a physicist dozes, and a new revolution awakens in the world of science.

  • The Garden of Eden
  • Cain and Abel
  • The Apple of Discord
  • Song of Solomon
  • Snow White
  • Newton's Apple
  • Johnny Appleseed
  • "Halcyon Days" by Walt Whitman
  • Scrapple from the Apple
  • Apple Records
  • The Big Apple
  • The Apples in the Garden of Eden
  • The Apples of the Hesperides<