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    In the book Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, Lennie is a simple, loving person that has a hard time keeping himself out of harms way. Lennie has the mentality and personality of someone who is special needs, but the built and strength of a frightening killer. This extraordinary strength brings more harm than good to Lennie throughout the book and probably his whole life. In Of Mice And Men I believe that John Steinbeck made it clear in his story for everyone to understand the needs that…

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    who have major impacts on their lives. The novel suggests that power is represented differently between men and women- or woman- and above all, the novel relies on the power of physical strength and intelligent manipulation to have their way. John Steinbeck portrays the idea that men and women have different ways to prove their power and thus, manipulation was far more damaging than physical aggression, and that manipulation was frankly the only way women could gain power during the Great…

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    How does John Steinbeck present the theme of power? Of Mice And Men is a novella written by John Steinbeck. John Steinbeck was an author born in the Salinas, California. The area in which he lived in played a big role in the setting of Of Mice And men as he grew up in a fertile agricultural valley, not far from the Pacific Coast, which served as setting for a lot of his best written work. Of Mice And Men is based on two migrant workers in California, George Milton and Lennie Small. The two…

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    In the novella Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Lennie Small is a grown man with an intellectual disorder. Eventually, George Milton, his guardian-figure, has a decision to make. He could choose to euthanize Lennie, saving him from a slow, painful death. Conversely, he could sit back and let…

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    cards in there, but I can’t play because I’m black. They say I stink.” (OMAM chapter 4). Steinbeck uses these objectionable traits throughout his story to pursue and show others that things like this often happen in the real world. In today's world, racism is a major controversial issue. Racism can occur anywhere and people are often discriminated against or judged based on their race. I think that Steinbeck using these objectionable traits in his literature teaches us and relates to real…

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    through in life. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, three main characters experience loneliness during the story of George and Lennie. The story consists of two migrant farmers named George and Lennie going to work on a farm, trying to get enough money to buy their own farm. On this farm is a slew of characters, but some are more isolated than others. The message of “everybody needs somebody” is delivered through Candy, Crooks, and Curley’s wife’s feeling of loneliness. Steinbeck used Candy to…

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    In 'Of Mice and Men ' Steinbeck presents George in a way the reader has never seen. The extract begins with George almost coaxing Lennie, telling him that "the air feels fine." Usually when ever George speaks to Lennie he is always an authoritive figure, and although George is still coaxing Lennie by comforting him, the dynamics have changed. George is no longer this angry, hostile character, but rather we find George being presented in a paternal way, allowing- for possibly the first time- the…

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    realizes this, tries to create relationships with two showmen, the man she marries, and some workers on a farm. and In the deep and thoughtful American Classic, John Steinbeck explores this theme quite a bit, with the farm workers realizing it, but not applying it to Curley's wife. In his rendition of the Great Depression life, Steinbeck illustrates that Curley's wife was naive and inexperienced, not understanding men, and therefore, could not understand their motives. She was unable…

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    In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, there are two men named Lennie and George. George is portrayed as a leader and a caregiver for Lennie who is mentally ill and childlike. Lennie ends up being shot in the back of the head, because of his careless actions. Lennie was careless by killing animals all the way up to killing an innocent life. When Lennie started killing mice,George did not think anything of it because he knew Lennie did not mean to. Lennie then killed a puppy, and…

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    In his novel, Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck portrays the theme of responsibility through his two main characters George and Lennie. Responsibility is known as the state or fact of having to deal with something or having control over someone. This theme plays a huge role in the development of the story. Steinbeck uses George as a keeper over Lennie. Steinbeck uses the goodness of George’s heart to look after Lennie and seek out a good life with his best friend throughout the story. In, Of…

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