Compare And Contrast Between Mice Of Men And Of Mice And Men

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In this essay I will be comparing and contrasting the characters relationships in “Of Mice and Man” and “An Inspector calls”. “Of Mice and men” was written by John Steinbeck in the 1937 and is a novella. The novella was set in the 1930’s during the great depression and located near the Salinas River in California. The novella is about two migrant workers, George and Lennie who are searching for work in Soledad in California. There main objective is to find work, get a farm and live peacefully forever and ever. Due to this their American dream will not come to true. The writer’s objective is to let people acknowledge the inequality between man, woman and other ethics throughout the 1930. He wants use to feel, hear, touch, etc. The Steinbeck…show more content…
But it was written in the 1945 the end of World War II. J.B Priestley wrote the play in Bradford. The reason why Priestley wrote this play is because the area where J.B Priestley lived was a poor society and he thought why the world isn’t equal. He felt that all people should have food, shelter and equipment to survive also that people should have an equal share of wage needed. He was responsible for destroying. In this essay I will be comparing and contrasting the different relationship between George and Lennie with Eric and Mr. Birling also for the second comparison Sheila and Eric & Lennie and George. Firstly, I think that the relationship between George and Lennie is a father-son relationship throughout the novella; this quotation shows “both were dressed in denim trousers and denim coats’’. To link it to the context, in the 1930 migrant workers wore denim trousers and denim coats at that time this also shows the…show more content…
Birling in “An Inspector calls” is quite the opposite between the relationship that Lennie and George share. At the start of the play we know that Mr. Birling is a Capitalist “A man has to mind his own business and look after himself.” The impact on us the readers is that we know how arrogant and disgusting, capitalist were in the 1912. Eric never had the time to share his problems with Mr Birling as a father. “Because you 're not the kind of father a chap can go to- that’s why!” As you can see this isn’t a normal response toward his own father, due the over spoiling his own children and think the best for their children, Eric response was one that lead Mr. Birling think “what have I done wrong ?” I think this is commonly the problem for rich children and will happen not likely for the lower classes. The writer uses a hyphen, to show that he is against his father’s view towards Eva smith likewise as you can see it has a big impact on Eric, due to this Eric can’t really open his self towards his father. The reader will feel the disconnection between the parent and child relationship at that time also the pain that Eric holds can only be expressed by heavy drinking. Eric does this and can’t control his heavily drinking problems, this shows that Eric can only rely on alcohol rather than his father. On the contrary we can see that money can’t make everyone happy, on the other side George and Lennie were unfortunate
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