Loneliness In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Men was published in 1937 when America was very racist place and undergoing a period of economic crisis. In this novel characters represent different symbols; for instance, Crooks represents the experience of many young black men who were discriminated from others because they were black. Of Mice and Men crooks is the only character that is black and isolated from the rest of his community people due to his color. He is called a nigger by his population because he is the only black men who lived with white people. Crooks lives by himself in his own room which symbolizes loneliness. Crooks doesn’t have the power to defend himself from the others. For instance, Curley’s wife was so mad at him he seemed to feel

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