Analysis Of The Novel ' Of Mice And Men ' Essays

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The novel, Night, by Elie Wiesel tells the true story of his and his father’s brutal treatment and survival of the Holocaust. The novel, The Catcher in the Rye, told by a sixteen year old named Holden Caulfield, describes in great detail what he did after he was expelled from his private school, Pency. The novel, Of Mice and Men, describes the journey of two men, George and Lennie, working on a plantation to earn enough money to buy their own stake of land. The characters in all three of these novels develop in their overall psyche according to the setting of the story. Specifically, Elie Wiesel, Holden Caulfield, George, and Lennie develop in their overall psyche according to the setting of the story.
Ellie Wiesel’s overall psyche develops according to the setting in Night. During the beginning of the novel, Ellie and other Jewish people that live in his town are quite optimistic, despite the rumors of monstrosities that the Nazis committed toward Jews. “German soldiers- with their steel helmets and their death’s-head emblem. Still, our first impressions of the Germans were rather reassuring” (Wiesel pg. 9). Elie and the other Jews were not afraid of the Germans mainly, due to their perceived politeness, and also because the soldiers were in their town, and living in their houses. However, later on, Elie is separated from his entire family except for his father, and he is forced to live in Auschwitz. At this point, Elie’s psyche is no longer optimistic. Elie asks himself,…

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