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    John Steinbeck's classic novel Of Mice and Men distinguishes the effects of loneliness and isolation on different types of characters. Lennie and George have a special bond that the other characters do not, friendship. Many other characters lack this simple quality that can change a man for good. The most lonely character in this book is Curley’s wife. Her dreams of becoming a Hollywood star holds her expectations high, but when she married Curley she is isolated because of Curley’s fear of…

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    Country singer, Gary Allen once said, “You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.” The moon represents people who seemingly have everything: the right clothes, money, connections, and everything, at least on the outside; while the stars represent the group that is shunned because of the jealously and hate that the moon feels for them. Gary Allen used the solar system to represent that even though someone could be the center but can still envy the rest. When people envy it leads to…

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    In the story, Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, readers are introduced to many morally ambiguous characters. It all begins with our two main characters, George and Lennie, who are making their way to a ranch to work. Now, Lennie is a large, inane character and George is a smaller, erudite character. They must work on a ranch so they can make enough money to open their own ranch. However, they run into many roaring complications in the working process. The morally ambiguous character…

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    Status is a curious thing. It is so often set in a way that cannot be controlled, and there is not much one can do to change it. Even though all men are supposed to be equal, there are still clear lines of status: wealth, popularity, intellect, and ability being some. And those with higher status almost universally have more power over those “below” them. The beloved novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a tale of two wandering ranch workers named George Milton and Lennie Small. The…

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    Of Mice and Men begins with two migrant workers named Lennie Small and George Milton, who are trying to survive by looking for a job at the ranch. Lennie faces social justice since he commits errors due to his mental illness and does not receive consequences as other employees would. George learns to tolerate Lennie at every moment from acting like a child to becoming a criminal, and lastly, another employee named Candy faces equal despair from others along with his pet dog. Along their journey…

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    When it comes to friends there’s people who just socialize with you and well for the other people who motivate you are true friends. In the book OF MICE AND MEN by John Steinbeck there’s two very special people who motivate each other. George and Lennie, they take care of each other, while they make sacrifices for each other. George and Lennie’s relationship shows us the true meaning of friendship. George and Lennie take care of one another. As John Steinbeck writes “I got you to look after me,…

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    “Of Mice and Men: The Failed Quest” By sending his protagonists on such a hopeful and noble quest in his novel, Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck shows that a hopeless journey damages characters in irreparable ways. The five aspects of a quest as shown in Thomas Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor can be clearly related to the journey both George and Lenny hope to complete; yet the unrealistic expectations that George and Lenny possess of their dream farm are ultimately what lead to…

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    In Of Mice & Men the two main characters foster an interesting type of relationship that was very uncommon to find at the time of this book’s story. George and Lenny both follow the dynamic of “lone wanderers, working for a living, never settling down” type that was very attractive to a lot of men at the time. It allowed them to be there own person, make their own money and not have to worry about being ‘settled’ necessarily, and also having the freedom to romanticize what the future may bring.…

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    Name ___Daniel Stephenson____ The Little Prince Chapters 1 and 2: Vocabulary: Match the words on the left with their meanings on the right. Then use each number word to fill in the blanks in the sentences below. __c___ Apparition a. amazed __e___ Prey b. dwelling place __d___ Pondered c. ghost __b___ Habitation d. thought, contemplated __f___ Isolated e. animal hunted for food __a___ Astounded f. secluded, alone If all your friends left, your telephone was not…

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    Lennie is at the best a dim witted character but he has a good heart. Lennie doesn’t know what is right and panics. He is a big man and sometimes hurts animals and people by accident. Even though lennie is a huge man has the ideology and brain of a 8 year old. Other characters like george and candy know how he is a good person but they still call him dumb and stupid. It is his stupidity that drives the plot towards the conclusion. Lennie has a hard time remembering things and freaks out during…

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