They also showed me many other things. To begin with, the play was different in many small details. The character Sergeant-Major Morris, who was a man in the story and who gave the Whites the paw, was now switched with his wife, whom proclaims that he died. The story and play of the Monkey’s Paw were both alike and different in many ways. Both the play and the short story showed the stories excellent ways of literature.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a story about two best friends named Lennie Small and George Milton's small adventure on a ranch. While on the ranch they encounter came to face new people and small conflicts. They also learn about the other characters dreams, while they add on to their own. As the story progresses readers learn that George and Lennie have a close bond, but in certain situations Lennie gets George into serious trouble representing Lennie as a burden. George did the right thing when he killed Lennie because Lennie’s a danger to others, George was showing compassion, and Lennie’s a danger to himself.
Candy is willing to provide for the good of the group, which allows Lennie to take care of the rabbits, while giving George his own place to work and settle in. Having Candy along gives George the companion he needed, providing a balance within the three. Despite George and Lennie being involved in a very positive relationship, the two of them on their own create a very toxic relationship. George is often repressed by Lennie without Lennie being aware of what he’s really doing. George is basically Lennie’s caregiver because he is constantly reminding him what was said, and what to do in trouble, so Lennie has an advantage in the relationship over George.
Not all friendship are the same.” A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. “ The friendship in this story is very different. In the beginning, George and Lennie had goals, and were planning to spend the rest of their lives together. George knew he had problems since the day the two first met, but George didn’t want to leave him alone. Although Lennie had the mindset of a child which caused a lot of problems in their other town, and their new job.
Both ‘Of Mice and Men’ and ‘I’m Not Scared’ are stories discussing the theme of dreams and reality. The tough life that the characters are facing in both stories has life-altering impact on their dreams. The friendship of the characters, the betrayal and innocence of major characters show the audience that reaching ‘the dream’ is not easy. ‘Of Mice and Men’ and ‘I’m Not Scared’ explain the powerful depiction of life; the honesty compared to disloyalty and the cruelty which is faced by characters, showing the audience that a strong ideology can sometimes become real, and can even put strong casualties and impacts. Both ‘I’m Not Scared’ and ‘Of Mice and Men’ show the existing relationships between the main characters are influenced by their own dreams.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a novella that follows the story of two men trying to find work during the Dust Bowl period. Throughout the novella,Steinbeck uses relationships among characters like George and Lennie’s friendship and the use of dreams like the farm George, Lennie and Candy hoped to get, to illustrate the importance of companionship in life. I’ve learned through the novella that companionship in life is important and should be treasured among people. It is especially needed during this time of upheaval and confusion in our society today. Steinbeck uses the personal connections among characters like George and Lennie or Candy and his dog to portray his theme of companionship in Of Mice and Men.
“Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck is able to use imagery and diction to change the mood throughout the story.The story is about two friends, George and Lennie, and how travel the area being migrant workers trying to find jobs. Throughout the book they go through their ups and downs. They later figure out their problems. In the beginning of the book the mood is calm and laid back but near the end it is more gloomy, even though in the same setting. But how did he use diction and imagery to change the mood?
Now Candy is probably just going to die somewhere because some socially incompatible man decided to take the neck right out of Curley's wife's neck. You can find where all of the dreams are destroyed in the last chapter when Lennie kills Curley's wife, as well as when George kills Lennie. This goes to show that the moral of this story is when you mess up because you aren't paying attention. Not only can you affect your life, but you can also have a big impact on other people's lives. Don't do something that you can't take back, and don't do something you will have regrets for, especially if it can hurt someone else's life.
Companionship in Of Mice and Men It’s hard to imagine going through life without a single friend. Having at least one companion in life is essential to one 's mental well being. Simply having someone to talk to, knowing that there is at least one person in this crazy world that cares. Companions can be quite simple and can also be very complex. The characters in Steinbeck 's novel, Of Mice and Men, portray varying degrees of companionship.
Lennie has a mental disability that causes him to forget things quickly, not talk properly, and do things that a normal man wouldn’t do. So, for the most part, George talks for him and always makes up excuses as to why things happen. George does his best to keep him “in check”, but it proves to be harder than it appears. Throughout the book, George was a loyal friend to Lennie because he saved Lennie from
The main theme of this story is everyone needs a friend to enjoy life and live life. If a person didn’t life would not be the same. In the beginning of the story, George and Lennie are shown traveling together. Usually, migrant workers do not work together. The part where Lennie threatens to go off in a cave shows one the theme.
“A guy needs somebody – to be near him. A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody.” This quote can be found in John Steinbeck’s book, Of Mice and Men. Through this book the text shows how important it is to “have somebody”. This shows through taking care of one another, striving for dreams, and making sacrifices that sometimes even result in taking the blame and being responsible for each other. This, is the true meaning of friendship.
Lennie, in particular, seems to have a good relationship with George. Lennie demonstrates friendship because in Of Mice and Men because he attempts to make friends with the other ranchers. When Crooks and Lennie run into each other for the first time, “Lennie smiled helplessly at an attempt to make friends” (Steinbeck 68). Lennie earlier has been told by George to keep shut and keep all talking to