Analysis Of Car Accidents In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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On the road, you can will see many drivers going beyond the speed limit, these drivers are risking danger to themself and other people on the road. Yet most of them do it anyway, they like how the thrill of the speed makes them feel, making them want to have more power and to excel in speed. This is how some of the many car accidents are created, there are people who are innocent and others who are of fault for the accident. In the book Of Mice And Men, the author Steinbeck uses Curley and Curley’s wife to warn the readers that power is dangerous, that people are never satisfied with the amount they have, people with and without power get hurt trying to get more.

Even though Curley is someone with the most power on the ranch, he still wants more, demonstrating Steinbeck’s lesson that everyone wants more power, and can get hurt trying to get more. Lennie smiles at a thought of having rabbits on the farm, and Curley believes he is happy about Candy yelling at him. And for that Curley yells, “‘Come on, ya big bastard. Get up on your feet. No big son-of-a-bitch is gonna laugh at me. I'll show ya who's yella’” (Steinbeck 62). Curley automatically feels the need to fight Lennie because Curley thought he was mocking him; he wants to show the “big bastard” that he has no right to laugh at someone who is above him. Curley is the boss’ son, for some reason he continues to tell the men on
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There is many people today who act like Curley and Curley's wife, similar to these characters in Steinbeck's novella, they learn this lesson of power. Today there are people who drive very fast above the speed limit. They risk hurting everyone around them, and sometimes they do. Power is very dangerous, and people must learn to accept the amount they have, for if they don't anyone can

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