Themes Of George And Lennie In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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The subject of Of Mice and Men is George and Lennie; its themes are ideas such as dreams, racial discrimination and loneliness. A vivid portrait of two migrant farmers who cherish the slim bond between them and the dream they share in a world after the Depression in America which crippled the country from 1930-1936, and one third of America’s population-unemployment. George and his simple-minded friend Lennie dream of a place to call their own farm. But after they come to work on a ranch in the fertile Salinas Valley of California, their American dreams begin to destabilize. Physical description, actions, and speech are the major techniques used by Steinbeck in his portraits to give a preliminary description of the characters. Without the
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