Role Of Tragedy In Of Mice And Men

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After reading John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, one would agree that the story contains a series of unfortunate events that experienced by some of the characters such as Lennie, Curley’s wife, Crooks, and Candy. Moreover, one will classify this masterpiece as a tragedy. However, should it be considered as a tragedy? Or does it meet the criteria of a tragedy?
The word tragedy is commonly used in everyday life as sometimes you may hear it being used in casual conversation to describe anything that leads to disaster or death. The term tragedy as defined in the Cambridge English Dictionary is “a very sad event or situation, especially one involving death or suffering” and the term is also referred as a play “about death or suffering with a sad
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