Strong Over Weak In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Strong Over Weak In many stories, authors incorporate life lessons that often show up in the real world. “Of Mice and Men” is a fictional story written by John Steinbeck in 1937. The story revolves around two men who have a father son relationship without actually being related to one another. Throughout the book, John Steinbeck teaches a grim lesson about the nature of human existence. The theme of Man's inhumanity to man is represented by Curley, Curley's wife and Crooks, not limited by race or gender. Curley has never had a solid relationship with any of the other characters, especially with Slim and Lennie. On Lennie's behalf, he can be mistaken as a very large child. Curley has a problem of being too jealous, which can lead him to…show more content…
Lennie smiling made Curley jealous and caused him to pick a fight with him. The two characters are complete opposites. Slim on the other hand, does not feel threatened in any way towards Curley, it's actually the other way around. Curley actually feels threatened by Slim because of his wife and all the power he has. He was especially threatened by him when he threatened to tell everyone what really happened when Curley gets his hand crushed. Slim likes Lennie and Curley feels obliged to listen to him. Not only does Curley represent the theme of man's inhumanity to man, but Curley's wife does as well. Curley's Wife is not the example of a perfect wife. Curley and his wife are not the loving couple everyone admires either. Because Curley
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