Prejudice And Discrimination In 'Of Mice And Men'

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Of Mice and Men
“Giving up is not a symbol of being weak, at times it can show that you are smart enough to have the courage to move on.”.

In this essay I will be analysing prejudice and discrimination in the novella ‘Of Mice and Men’. The novelist John Steinbeck started his writing in 1935 which was the book Tortilla Flat. He wrote the novella ‘Of Mice and Men’ based on major events happening around him in America called the ‘The Great Depression’. I will be focusing on the quote “All the weak ones were left here” Which represents the great depression and how America was left behind just like the characters in the novella. So as I progress through the essay you will learn in detail events of the Great Depression and how that links with the novella also how prejudice and discrimination overpowers the novella.
“The worst thing about that kind of prejudice... is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough.”
Perhaps in America prejudice and discrimination is acceptable just like John Steinbeck represents in the novella. The characters represent a daily life person. The characters Crooks, Lennie and Candy are basically the men that no one respects and are isolated from the rest of the group just like in modern age when people are different from a group they are made to feel like they are just not good enough. So today my essay is all based on section 4, John Steinbeck represents the
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