Thematic Issues In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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In the novel, Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck had used several different thematic issues with each relating to the characters in some type of way. With that, the reader saw the up and downs and the challenges that the characters faced internally or external. Some of the major thematic issues that the characters face is the truth between dreams and reality, having power and being powerless and unity and isolation. In the beginning of the story you hear Lennie and George telling their dream of the house they want to buy and the things they would have and do there. Of course, Lennie always wanted to tend the rabbits but he always had a fear of George telling him no. I personally feel like Steinbeck gave a feeling that Lennie knew the reality of him
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