Multiple Literary Techniques In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Steinbeck utilises multiple literary techniques in order to further character development in his novel, Of Mice and Men especially in advancing and displaying George and Lennie’s relationship in particular. The most profound appearing to be the application of symbolism throughout the novel. Symbolism is a literary element used in literature where objects, characters and locations are utilised so that they represent ideas with more significance than the objects literal meaning. Symbolism endows parts of a story by allowing the writer to include multiple layers of meaning to their work and by adding alternate dimensions to a text, themes and underlying concepts become evident and ultimately universal. With this literary device creating resonance,

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