Comparing Konkle's Of Mice And Men

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Within this article, Konkle analyzes the quote, “Good, better, best, bested”, from the play and its relevance to George’s character in society. Konkle’s analysis is effective through the multitude uses of critics’ quotes and quotes from the play. Critic quotes are useful because they can show that someone else reached the same conclusion as the argument’s author. This leads to readers trusting the claims more and more. Quotes from the play show that the person analyzing the play had effectively understood what the author meant by the line of the play. The author, however, saturates his effectiveness due to getting seriously off topic. By discussing Albee’s other works and the “cultural legacy of Puritanism” (49), Konkle deviated from his argument
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