Summary Of John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Of Mice and Men is a novella written by John Steinbeck in 1937. Steinbeck gave us in this story a vivid view of the style of life after the world crises on ninety twenty-nine; People were trying to survive by working in ranches. Even Steinbeck was a traveler who was working in ranches at the time. The story in this novella is about two characters who traveler together, which was uncommon at the time. George and Lennie were totally opposites in character and their size of body and their capacity of mind. George was small and smart, while Lennie was huge and a sort of mind retarded. Both of them were runways, because of Lennie who always cause them troubles wherever they find work. From their first day in the new ranch, problems started to face them thanks to Lennie’s actions and slow of mind; the end of their adventure was tragic, when Lennie killed Curly’s wife unintentionally, George was not left with any choice but to kill him and save him from his misery. In this monograph, I will try to highlight how were the characters in the story survivors and all of them have secrets to hide, and then I will focus on Lennie and George since they were different from the rest, thanks to their unique friendship.

After the world crises in 1929, the world has entered a new phase, it became what was known as The great depression: The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place during the 1930s. The timing of the Great Depression varied
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