The Theme Of Violence In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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In Of Mice and Men violence is extremely prevalent and also a major theme. Each character is so accustomed to their misfortune and failure, which results in them becoming agitated and more frustrated with each other. Violence and bullying are used as outlets for their stress and misery. An example of a character that suffers from this violence is Crooks. He decides to torment Lennie by touching on the idea about George’s safety being in danger, however crooks intentions came from the discrimination and isolation he felt unlike some of the other workers, Crooks wasn't just passing by. He had been at the ranch for years. Nearly all the characters suffer from prejudice, but none of them attempt to interact or get to know one another. Steinbeck
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