Of Mice And Men Comparison Essay

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Many of best-seller books have been directed to become movies. In this case, the film version of the novel Of Mice and Men was published in 1937 where the era of Depression had its presence. The movie, directed by Gary Sinise, (also acted as George) was adopted in 1992. In Of Mice and Men, George and Lennie were considered as “family” and portrayed as nomads because of working at different ranches. George and Lennie anticipated owning their own farm, but since Lennie suffocated Curley’s wife, (the boss’s daughter-in-law) their dreams have been ruined. Steinbeck’s original novel is mostly diminished when compared and contrasted with the 1992 film version because of the portrayals of Curley’s wife and Lennie. In the film, Curley’s wife was demonstrated as an unfortunate young woman that made the audience have pity for her. However, the novel described her as an inimical and trouble-making young lady. To begin with, she threatened Crooks when he stated that she was not wanted in his room. Arrogantly she replied, “Well, you keep your place then, nigger. I could get you strung up on a…show more content…
Two young men, George and Lennie were trying to survive during the Depression, searching for a job at Soledad, California. The book does not succeed in expressing how the characters are presented. Curley’s wife who is described as a vicious young woman in the book, is however known as a pleasant and a friendly young lady. It shows that not every woman in the Depression was heart-rending. Another reason is that mental issues had a big part during the Depression. Lennie who hallucinates is censured by the book. His hallucination was not part of the movie because the audience will ensure that there was criticism involved in the film. Also, Lennie and everybody has their own speciality at something; for instance, Lennie is strong as a bear but not intelligent. Steinbeck attempted to get his point through the book, but failed to achieve

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