Of Mice And Men: Song Analysis

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Theme: Friendship Song: “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” – Randy Newman “You've got a friend in me. You got troubles then I got them too. We stick together, we can see it through cause you've got a friend in me.” Justification: This song relates to the relationship George and Lennie had because even though Lennie was always getting in trouble, George was beside him no matter what. Also, when they got to the ranch, Slim said to them that is not common to see such good friends like George and Lennie, who travel together and look out for each other. Theme: Hopes and Dreams Song: “You Never Give Me Your Money” - The Beatles “Pick up the bags and get in the limousine. Soon we'll be away from here. Step on the gas and wipe that tear away. One sweet dream …show more content…

They don’t have money, power or lands because the society has made them feel small and unable of achieving the American Dream. The song also says that people convince you that by working hard you can have the opportunity to be in the in the top, in the hill. However, they never tell you that that only works for the high class people not for people like Lennie and George. Related Song: “Innocent”- Taylor Swift “It's alright, just wait and see. Your string of lights is still bright to me. Oh, who you are is not where you've been. You're still an innocent, you're still an innocent.” Justification: Lennie is a dumbness makes him seem like a little kid, a kid with innocence. However, he is like a kid trapped in a very strong and tall body of a man. Therefore, he can do a lot of harm without wanting to. Indeed, he made very terrible things without even knowing, and he felt very sad about it when he realized what he had done. This song is about a guy that makes a lot of mistakes and how the singer forgives him because she thinks that he is still learning and that he is innocent. This is exactly what happens to Lennie because he made terrible mistakes, but George forgave him because he knew he didn’t do it on purpose, and that he is

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