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Analysis Of Of Mice And Men

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‘Of Mice and Men’ is based on the experiences of a migrant farmer, set in 1930’s America. The characters are also symbolized as realistic people, but influenced by the issues and circumstances based on the Wall Street crash, the American Dream and being set after WWI. I empathies for these characters for the consequences of these historical events are what to have made ‘Of Mice and Men’ a tragedy in relation to loneliness. Each character had the idea of their own American Dream, whether it was based on money, status, happiness, and so on. Yet unfortunately, only the reader realizes that they will never be fulfilled. George and Lennie’s dream of their own ranch conveyed to me as their own image of Heaven. The opening descriptions of Section One, such as the water was “twinkling over the yellow sands in the sunlight” quoted in chapter 1, convey to me on how Lennie and George travel on their journey to hopefully recreate these experiences as their ranch, for the sands were “a few miles south of Soledad” also stated in chapter 1, a land represented of loneliness and depression, which ...

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how 'of mice and men' is based on the experiences of a migrant farmer, set in 1930's america. they empathize with the characters for the consequences of these historical events.
  • Analyzes how george and lennie's dream of their own ranch conveyed to them as their image of heaven.
  • Analyzes how steinbeck conveys the idea of how women were led with no importance in the early 1930's.
  • Analyzes how steinbeck conveys candy as a lost human being with no hope left in his elderly life, which creates more tragedy within the storyline
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