Style Of Writing In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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John Ernst Steinbeck Jr a talented American writer who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1969 for his imaginative and realistic style of writings. Steinbeck has been admired by other writers for his sympathetic humour and a social perception in his novels such as ‘Of Mice and Men’ and ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ and other novels he wrote too. ‘Of Mice and Men’ is one of many published novels that Steinbeck has written from an incomprehensible perspective usually called the objective third person. At the time this was atypical for a novel, to take this approach because is typically found in film and plays, which aids to expound why ‘Of Mice and Men’ was effortlessly altered into a movie. In this review, I would examine the plot, characters, themes and the style of writing in ‘Of Mice and Men’ by John Steinbeck.
‘Of Mice and Men’ tell a story of two migrant workers, Lennie and George, during the Great Depression. The novel begins when both are on their way to work in a nearby ranch in Salinas, California. Instead they camp for the night by the River Soledad and discuss their ambition of owning a ranch one day. They talk about the hurdles that will stand in the way of that dream, poise, seclusion, and sacrifice. Lennie, a childlike mentally deficient yet gentle giant, was erroneously alleged of rape when he touched a woman to feel her soft dress. He will become the reason why George’s ambition of owning a ranch becomes worthwhile, paradoxically Lennie will also become the greatest
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