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    Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, is an novella set in the era of the Great Depression, and deals with the idealism of the southern California lifestyle. Lennie and George, Steinbeck’s main characters. hope to own their own place one day, but due to Lennie’s disability and lack of focus all plans backfire. This story of how unconditional friendships maintain themselves, predation in human nature, and the inexplicable American dream develops the theme of having an idealized view to life…

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    Steinback, in the story “Of Mice and Men”, suggests that as humans, most people are biased towards others to not only make the person being discriminated against feel miserable about themselves, but because we don’t feel good about ourselves either. In the story, the main characters are Lennie and George. George is intelligent, and a in-shape guy, but on the other hand, Lennie is a person that has a mental disorder that makes him act like a 5 year old, but he is tough and physically strong. In…

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    In the book, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the two main characters are good friends George and Lennie. George and Lennie could be considered opposites of each other. George acts almost like a parent figure to Lennie, without George Lennie would be lost. George and Lennie are also antithesis of each other, which makes their relationship interesting. To begin, George acts like a protective figure to Lennie. George characterizes Lennie in the book by saying: “a huge man, shapeless of face,…

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    “So you forgot awready, did you? I gotta tell you again, do I? Jesus Christ, you’re a crazy bastard” Steinbeck 4). George and Lennie are two men who travel together from job to job and have a history together, but they have to run away from a lot of problems, though most are caused by Lennie. Lennie, one of the main characters from Mice of Men, does not always understand the world around him, and is a static and round character who is mentally like a child. Throughout the book and everything…

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    Is it better to have hope, but risk being disappointed, or to just abandon hope? In the story Of Mice of Men the main characters Lennie and George have a plan to buy a house where they would farm and raise animals/rabbits. Is the plan that important though, could they even achieve it? Lennie and George’s dream was important, even though it wasn’t likely it would happen, because it gave Lennie hope, gave George something he could use to control/guide Lennie, and made Lennie cheerful thinking…

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    Ever thought about what it would be like to have a dream and because of the way people look at you and the time period that you're in, you wouldn’t be able to reach that goal? Well in the story Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, the characters Lennie Small and George have an “American Dream” which they both want to go to the same place but for different reasons. The topics of why Lennie, and George want to go to this place will be analysed in the following. George feels very lonely…

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    The novel Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck is about two disparate migrant workers, George and Lennie, who travel around California looking for work during the Great Depression. Lennie and George find themselves on a farm in California where they plan to work until they have enough money to buy the little plot of land that they want. They almost had enough money to buy it when things went very wrong. Lennie killed Curley’s wife, and George knew that they could not run away again. In…

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    Sexism In Of Mice And Men

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    Sexism, to judge or belittle a person because of their gender or the typical stereotypes that the world has set. For many years, women have been belittle because of their gender. For instance; they are just here to show off and be the house keeper. In the book “Of Mice and Men” Curly’s wife is highly discriminated against because of her gender and because she is currently the only woman on the ranch. In the beginning of the novel we learn that Lennie and George are on the run from their job in…

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    There are five critical scenes in the third chapter of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. Some characters are more vulnerable than others; for example, readers can interpret Candy as an old, weak, handicapped man. Steinbeck's treatment of Candy suggests that, within a competitive society, the strong will benefit from the weak. Three characters who are more powerful than Candy use his weaknesses against him so that they may profit from his work. One ‘ranch hand’ who has more power than Candy is…

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    At the finale of the novel “Of Mice and Men” written by John Steinbeck, we the audience experience the murder of Lennie whom was committed by George. Throughout the story it illustrates Lennie's disability and all the complications that have been brought due to his condition. Lennie's behavior was very childish, he acted like a young boy in the body of a grown man. Those who did not know of Lennie's condition interpreted Curley's wife death as murder. Lennie was not aware of how strong he was,…

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