(Steinbeck 80). Crooks is talking to Lennie about if George were to never comeback and support Lennie. He says this because then he would be like Crooks as he does not have anybody to interact with socially. Another example of Crooks being lonely is in the same conversation with Lennie, “ S 'pose you had to sit out here an ' read books. Sure you could play horseshoes till it got dark, but then you got to read books.
Another way the idea of loneliness is portrayed in the story is Curley’s wife. Curley doesn’t like her talking to the other people because they are all guys and she flirts a lot. She said “I get lonely, you can talk to people, but I can’t talk to nobody but Curley. Else he gets mad. How’d you like not to talk to anybody”.
He just sets in the bunkhouse sharpening his pencil and sharpening and figuring” (Steinbeck 69). The quote connects to how Candy doesn’t really get invited when the guys go to town because he has no hand and he’s old. They believe he’ll just slow them down. Even if someone isn’t the same nationality as you, you should never exclude them!
but neighbors give in return. We never put back into the tree what we took out of it: we had given him nothing and it made me sad." This quote explains that no one gave him anything in return for all that he
I learned that if you want people to like you you have to be nice and kind to them, or else they’ll be rude to you too or talk bad behind your back. In the book it talks about how people acted when Mr. Scrooge was around. How they were scared of him because he was always so cold and never smiled.
Lt. Cross on the other hand would sit by himself reading over the letters that Martha would send him. The author mentions, “Slowly, and a bit distracted, he would get up and move among his men,
His whole life, Howard Phillips suffered from a visage that made him appear sickly and even pushed his mother to describe him as “grotesque” (Cain). As a result, H.P. rarely left his residence. Lovecraft even went so far as to write, “I am essentially a recluse who will have very little to do with people wherever he may be. I think that most people only make me nervous - that only by accident, and in extremely small quantities, would I ever be likely to come across people who wouldn’t” (Lovecraft). For this reason, it can be made certain that numerous assumptions and conclusions were fabricated about Lovecraft, by those who were barely acquainted with him.
Christian told Louise, "I don 't want to go to any art galleries. I want to sit here and drink Scotch whisky" (4). While Louise was out learning about life and gaining interests from the art and the plays, Christian was just working. When the economy broke down it was like his entire life ended because he did not know anything else so he ended up becoming an alcoholic. But as in the beginning of the relationship Louise showed compassion and love to him throughout the rough
Everyone, except for Cash, begins to think he is mad when in reality he tried to “hide her away from the sight of man” (215). Cash saw this in Darl thinking that “Sometimes I think it aint none of us pure crazy and aint none of us pure sane until the balance of us talks him that-a-way” (233) Cash is the only person in the Bundren family who saw Darl going to the mad-house as a good thing without having to hide their “inner truth.” Cash said Darl going away from the family “is better so for him. This world is not his world; this life his life”
He expressed that he didn’t really like strangers because he did not understand them he basically felt they were odd to him. He’s an introvert and I feel like he would rather keep to himself and write rather than speak to other people. I don’t think that it bothers him that he is different from everyone else. He doesn’t talk to strangers until he feels somewhat comfortable around them and if he knows for sure they’re safe to be around.
American Dreaming Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” In the 1930s dreams were hard to achieve because of the depression. In the novella Of Men and Men written by John Steinbeck, the main characters are George and Lennie. George and Lennie are both middled aged men, but the difference is Lennie has a mental disability. They are very close because Lennie's aunt Clara told George to look after him before she died.
The motif of loneliness is explored throughout John Steinbeck's novella, Of Mice and Men, not only through the main characters, but the secondary characters as well. Of Mice and Men has many examples of discrimination. Some of the best examples are racism and sexism, which is why two of the characters are shown to be lonely. Crooks, the stable hand, is black, which makes all the others on the ranch want to have nothing to do with him. Similarly, Candy is outed since he is an old cripple.
Life is known to throw all sorts of unwanted and unfair events into the life of every person on Earth. People have now just accepted the fact that life is unfair sometimes and there is nothing to do about it. In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the theme of life being unfair is shown through George’s struggles with Lennie and the struggles Candy faces. Throughout his life, George experiences the unfairness of life through his burden of having to take care of Lennie.
We all have a best friend or someone who is there for you no matter what. Imagine having to let them go, or even worse-being the one to kill them. This situation is portrayed in John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. This novella takes place in the 1930s around northern California. George and Lennie are two main characters who are “partners in life”.
Loneliness makes me feel so sad, but in a book are cool. Loneliness has a negative effect many characters in the novella called Of Mice and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. The two main characters of the book are named George he is short and skinny also there's Lennie tall and strong. The setting of the book is on a ranch and nothing fancy about it. Loneliness has a negative effect on many characters in the book, like Crooks.