How To Write A Reflective Essay On Of Mice And Men

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Throughout my life I have read and analyzed a lot of books, but none of them got my attention and interest as much as Of Mice and Men did. Of Mice and Men is written by the author named of John Steinbeck. John Steinbeck was a very intelligent American author and one of his most important accomplishments was winning the 1962 Nobel Prize in literature for his realistic and imaginative writings. The reason why this book appealed to me so much is because this book teaches the reader multiple life lessons that the reader can reflect upon. One of the main lesson this book teaches the readers is what it means to be a human. The characters that are presented in the book are, George Milton, Lennie Small, Candy, Curley, Curley 's wife, Slim, and crooks. The setting of the book is on a ranch. Steinbeck does a very good job of providing description of all the characters throughout the book especially the main characters. “Two men, dressed in denim jackets and trousers and wearing black, shapeless hats, walk single-file down a path near the pool. Both men carry blanket rolls called bindles on their…show more content…
Throughout the book humans give meaning to their lives and to their futures by creating dreams. Without dreams and goals, life is worthless there is no striving factor. George and Lennie 's dream to own a little farm of their own is the central theme Of Mice and Men that it appears in all the chapters. Of Mice and Men is my all time favorite book because of the way the author built the plot up and also character description that is tied to each character is impeccable. I enjoyed reading this book a lot personally because it never lost my interest, the series of events kept building up suspense, which always caught my interest and I would keep reading pages after pages to see what happens
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