His behaviour and mindset following the revelation that his dream is no longer obtainable clearly indicate that George no longer believes in his dream, he has acknowledged the fact that his dream is no longer attainable. When George discovers that Lennie has killed Curley’s wife, he ignores Candy’s pleas to maintain hope that their dream can come true, rather he begins to envision himself living the life of a lonely migrant farm worker. A quote that illustrates this belief can be found on page 93 where George states “I’ll work my month an’ I’ll take my fifty bucks an’ I’ll stay all night in some lousy cat house. Or I’ll set in some pool room till ever’body goes home.
(IV.ii.77). This is showing that Macbeth had the murderers kill the little boy in front of his mother. This is significant because it shows the cruelty Macbeth has for killing an innocent boy and going after his mother just for vengeance towards his father. Macbeth shows many characteristics throughout the story, but in the end is a very cruel
¨There is blood on my head! Can you not see the blood on my head!! ¨. Reverend and witch hunter Hale has spoken these words because he has realized he has sent many innocent people to their death. Now he feels guilty for the of innocent people.
(96). An individual living in that kind of Christian community would not bear false witness against his/her neighbor, but Putnam takes advantage of the widespread panic to benefit himself. The loss of morality is seen in the McCarthy Era in that McCarthy indirectly harmed and destroyed the lives of others with his assumptions and caused a serious threat to the
In the novella, Of Mice and Men, the author John Steinbeck illustrates a ranch in the 1930’s during the great depression where those who fit into mainstream society run the show, and those deemed “outcasts” are rendered useless. Steinbeck depicts characters with setbacks that diminish their value in the eyes of society, and contrasts them to characters that have no difficulties conforming to the norm. Crooks, being a black man isolated by his race, and Candy, a elderly man limited by his age and missing limb are examples of Steinbeck characters that experience hardships because of the differences. The poor treatment of Crooks and Candy by the other characters, and their chronic unhappiness in a place that doesn’t value them, comments on how
The family was forced to take Stanislovas out of school and get him a job at the lard machine. The factory was not fit for a kid, the boy witnessed traumatizing events and began to fear the walk to work (Sinclair 75). Teta Elzbieta’s two sons, Nikalojus and Vilimas, and Kotrina are sent out to sell newspapers and earn extra income to support the family. The children are taken advantage of by a man claiming to know of a newspaper store, but he took their money and never came back (Sinclair 127. One day Stanislovas fell asleep after drinking too much and was killed and half eaten by the rats.
one observer described her as she walked to her death.” This quote also illustrates the theme of man’s inhumanity to man due to the fact that Sophie was about to be executed just for trying to reveal the truth to her brainwashed society. Clearly, the idea of man’s inhumanity towards other man is clearly present in these two texts and is obviously a major concern to us
The Nazis often refer to Jews as goods for nothing, and treat them like they are animals. Separating young children from their mother is emotionally dehumanizing the Jews. The Nazis dehumanize Jews physically by beating them up for nothing. When Eliezer crosses Idek’s path at work one day, he says, “I happened
Do you think people are simply cruel or do they have a reasoning to be cruel? In the book of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, many characters show a cruel side of them that was a bit misunderstanding but had their own personal reasons why they acted cruel. The novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, with a very intense storyline is about two best friends named Lennie Small and George Milton who are always on the road looking for work on farms, since they’re planning to own their own farm someday. When luck hits them and find work at a ranch they meet many people at the ranch but everyone doesn’t get along. Sadly in the end when George finds out they wanted to kill Lennie, George ended up killing Lennie himself.
These men would gather in cities hoping to find some sort of job that would provide for their basic needs. In 1932, there were about 70,000 “vagabonds” that threatened public order. The Canadian government worried that these men could start a communist revolt and overthrow the government (9). In response, Prime Minister R.B. Bennett created labor camps (located in remote, rural areas) for single, unemployed, homeless men under the direction of the Department of National Defence (3). By placing the men in the camps, the government hoped to immobilize their ability to assemble and they prohibited the men from voting (5).
Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck takes place in the state of California. The story tells about the journey of two migrant workers named George and Lennie. At the end of the story, George is faced with a very difficult decision. George ends up doing what he thinks is the correct choice, which leads to the death of his best friend, Lennie.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a novella about two men from northern California in the 1930s, working on a ranch. George and Lennie, who is mentally challenged, are running from their home after Lennie did something horrible. They both start working on a ranch in order to work towards their dream of owning their own ranch and having rabbits. After meeting many people and working for only a few days, Lennie gets into trouble and runs away only to be killed for his crime. John Steinbeck portrays through his book that loneliness and isolation are the effects of a loss of friendship.