George Milton is a small man with deep morals and is one of the most important characters in the novel Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck. George is a typical lonesome man living in the Great Depression that migrates from ranch to ranch to find a place of work. However, his friendship with Lennie makes him different than the other men. George faces many consequences from befriending Lennie and with his presence, George is unable to maintain a job without having any trouble or messes to clean up. Readers should be more compassionate toward George because of his relationship with Lennie; George sacrifices his personal wants, has to correct Lennie’s mistakes and eventually has to come to terms with the ultimate sacrifice.
Of Mice And Men John Steinbeck’s novella ‘Of Mice and Men’ published in the 1930’s employs carefully considered narrative techniques that effectively inject sympathy within the reader. The chain of events are foreshadowed through speech, Death and Lennie Small. Curlys Wife soon becomes the instrument who destroys the dream. Steinbeck demonstrates this through various techniques including of foreshadowing, realism, symbolism, circular structure, significance of the title and setting. One of the predominant themes that govern the story and characters in the book is friendship, "Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world” Lennie And George are very lucky to have each other, although they are rather different to one another,
Of Mice and Men captures all of the aspects of the time period that affect the dreams of the characters. Whether it be race, gender, or disability no character lets their dream be out of reach. The characters’ loneliness is also diminished because they form friendships and come together to form a dream that includes them all. Lennie can never reach his dream because of his cruel fate, Curley’s Wife never reaches hers, and the other men fall short in achieving their dream, as well. The Great Depression was a time in which it was hard to pursue a dream and even harder to achieve it.
I would rate the movie of Mice and Men at four and a half stars out of five stars. The movie has a lot of go imagery one of the good one is how the death of Lennie 's puppy foreshadows the death of Curley 's wife. The way they composed the music during the intense scenes and mellow scenes played a huge part of making you feel like you were in the movie. The actors did a great job of showing what they represent. For example Candy show the physical disabled and Lennie shows the mentally disabled.
Lennie, who is mentally handicapped, dreams of owning a rabbit hutch and taking care of rabbits as he loves small anmals to pet like mice. As a cause of his strong but innocent characteristics he accidently kills them while petting them. George takes care of Lennie and leads his child-like friend in contrast to living on his own and having a family of his own.When they arrive at the farm they get to know other workers who are different from the main characters; they do not have dreams and live a lonely and socially excluded life. While living there Lennie gets a puppy from one of the workers and the main characters are introduced to Curley, the son of the boss who is violent and aggressive and his wife who is often compared to a prostitute as she flirts a lot. Lennie and Curley also get into a fight which leaves Curley with a smashed hand.
Of Mice and Men The book “Of Mice and Men” written by John Steinbeck is about two hard-working laborers in California working until they reach their goal of one day having their own piece of land, the two main characters stick together with each other through the strong relationship between George and his large, mentally disabled friend Lennie. I feel that almost anyone feels lonely sometimes like many of the characters in the book, like Crooks and Curley’s wife, people when they are alone want attention. The book brings out the feeling of lost hope and sadness as it was set during the time of the Great Depression, for example chapter 4 page 74 “Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets
John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men discusses many different themes throughout the book such as dreams, friendship, innocence, violence, and the hopefully ensuing justice. Throughout the 1930’s, Steinbeck worked as a manual laborer before achieving success as a writer. He understood the hardships faced in the Great Depression and how desperate times can impel people to do unthinkable things. Of Mice and Men revolves around the lives of George Milton and Lennie Small as they struggle to make a living during the difficult depression. George, is in comparison, a parent to Lennie, whose towering stature is accompanied by a mind as honest and pure as a young child.
The Horror in One’s Heart… In Edgar Allen Poe’s short story ‘‘The Black Cat’’ the narrator was loving and caring person that turned into a mean and hateful man that was involved with alcohol and ended with the death of the black cat. The narrator told this story as a flashback of what he had done and wanted to get the story out before he had died the next day because the narrator is in jail. He was scheduled for a hanging the next day, as he states “But tomorrow I die, and today I would unburden my soul.” (Poe, the Black Cat) Therefore, the narrator had admire for animals which indeed he had a bunch of them. The narrator had gotten a black cat. “Pluto—this was the cat’s name—was my favorite pet and playmate.” He said.
Steinbeck idealizes friendship, and the signification of the dream that Lenin and George (later on Candy) share—but also, he emphasizes on the loneliness that certain of the secondary characters feel. Friendship is a significant theme in “Of mice and men”. Approaching the end of section 1 before Lenin and George arrive at the ranch, they camp for the night in a beautiful setting in the bush and George tells Lennie how special their relationship is—which is the core of the novel, in this
Explore the ways in which Steinbeck conveys the theme of Isolation in Of Mice and Men Raj Year 10 Steinbeck, in Of Mice and Men, juxtaposes Georges and Lennie’s friendship with the loneliness of the other characters to convey the theme of isolation. He does this to show how disconnected from the American Dream the ranch workers were in 1938, having worked in one himself, and the hardships they face as a result of that. Friendship was uncommon in the many American ranches in 1938; however, George and Lennie has a friendship like no other. Their trust for each other is so great that Lennie trusts George with his life. This is shown through the use of dialogue and symbolism as George tells Lennie: “Think I’d let you carry your own work