Essay on John Steinbeck 's Of Mice And Men

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Every day human measure each other 's worth whether it’s about what they did or what they said. This trait is also present during the great depression when Of Mice and Men was Written. In the novel Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck tells the story about the adventures of George. Thought the novel, John Steinbeck shows his readers that a person worth can be measured by how they treat others. The three characters that show this trait exceptionally well are George, Slim, and Curly.

The first character in Steinbeck 's Of Mice and Men that shows that worth is measured by how you treat others is George.After a long day of walking George and Lennie are found at the side of the road talking Lennie asks George if he has his work card George responds with: “You never had none, you crazy bastard. I got both of ‘em here. Think I’d let you carry your own work card?”This shows that George has high worth because of how he treated Lennie. George knows that Lennie cannot take care of himself and keeps their work cards. This shows that George cares deeply that Lennie gets his job because if he does not he will not accept the job. This shows his high worth because he takes care of Lennie. In this scene Curley 's wife has just left the bunkhouse and Lennie responds by calling her pretty and George said this to him “Listen to me you crazy bastard," he said fiercely. "Don 't you even take a look at that bitch. I don 't care what she says and what she does. I have seen 'em poison before, but I…

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