Theme Of Loneliness In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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"We're born alone we live alone die alone. Only through love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone” Orson Welles. The book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck I believe Steinbeck puts attention on the loneliness of the California ranch workers life during the 1930s around the Great Depression. An important thing in life is to have a friend, without friends or other people to connect with people suffer from loneliness. Not everyone in the book, Of Mice and Men, has the same connection and unique friendship like George and Lennie do but they all seek a connection with other people and things. The book, Of Mice and Men, is about two men, Lennie and George, who have to keep traveling from farm to farm because Lennie has a tendency to get into big trouble because of his child like mind. This book takes place at a farm that is George and Lennie's final destination before they make their big dream come true. There at the farm they meet other farmers that they develope feelings for.
Some people they meet at the farm are Candy,
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Crooks is a black crippled old man. Since segregation have not been banned yet in the 1930s Crooks, being black, had to sleep in his very own room which is described in the book as a "little shed". Crooks isn't very involved in the book because of his isolation from the other workers. However later in the book we learn more about Crooks when George leaves Lennie to go into town with the others for a while. Because Lennie is lonely Lennie decides to go into Crook's room because he sees that his bedroom light is on. As Crooks and Lennie talk we learn in the book that Crooks has magazines, a dictionary, a copy of the California civil code, a few "dirty books" on a special shelf, and "a large pair of gold-rimmed spectacles". From this evidence I think that Crooks deals with his loneliness is a connection through
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