Personal Identity In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Steinbeck incorporates his personal identity all throughout the characters and the story during his novel, Of Mice and Men, in many different ways. First of all, the book took place in Salinas, California. This is the town where Steinbeck was born and grew up in. As stated in the passage, the area’s geography and enumeration really impacted his senses, and is clearly shown in his writing. He had previously said how he was going to write about the houses, farms and ranches of the Salinas Valley. He described it as the valley of the world and really emphasized that in his book. Also, Of Mice and Men took place in the same time period as Steinbeck lived in Salinas, California which was the early 1930s. These are examples of how John Steinbeck’s
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