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John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men: Analysis

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Anyway, this research will focus only on three aspects - conscience crisis, violence, and fate and destiny. These aspects will be discussed in three separate chapters under the umbrella of the selected novels of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men(1937) , The Grapes of Wrath(1939) , and The Pearl (1947) and Cormac McCarthy ’s Blood Meridian (1985) , No country for old men( 2005) , and The Road (2006) . The investigator has adopted the sociological methodology throughout the thesis. Furthermore , the second chapter - conscience crisis, will be divided into two parts ( man’s inhumanity to man and greed ). “The phrase (Man 's inhumanity to man) is first documented in the Robert Burns poem called Man Was Made to Mourn, Samuel Von Pufendorf also wrote in 1673, More inhumanity has been done by man himself than any other of nature 's causes.” (http://goo.gl/JXV9Jw) Man 's inhumanity towards man can be caused by need of power, jealousy, and greed. Throughout history, the inhumane acts committed by men towards each other have shaped society and defined periods of time. Man’s inhumanity to man has played a large role in the lives of billions of people who have inhabited the Earth over time. Events such as, crucifixions, medieval torture sessions, gladiator fights, lynchings, genocides, wars, and mass murders will never be forgotten. The works of literature and media have chronicled these atrocious events, and also the fictional works have been based on actual events or even those
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