OF MICE AND MEN
Novel vs. Movie
Published in 1937 John Steinbeck Publishes "Of Mice And Men"
Of Mice and Men is a novel written by author "John Steinbeck" . Published in 1937 it tells the story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced Migrant ranch workers, who move from place to place in California in search of new job opportunities during the "Great Depression" in the United States. Which was also based on Steinbeck's Experiences as a bindlestiff in the 1920s.
October 2nd , 1992 Of Mice Men Movie Was Released.
Itinerant employee George reflects on the time he spent touring with Lennie , a big childlike guy. the 2 men waft through California throughout the great depression, looking for work. after they find jobs on a ranch, Lennie develops an infatuation with the proprietor's daughter-in-law . however, whilst George and Lennie are passed an possibility to own a part of the ranch, Lennie's fascination with the beautiful girl threatens to damage their dreams.
-Gary Sinise as George Milton
-John Malkovich as Lennie Small
-Sherilyn Fenn as curly's wife
-Casey Siemaszko as Curly
-Ray Walston as Candy
This is the key chapter because this scene is also know for its famous quote "Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world" it also shows the feelings of the characters during the "Great Depression"
Same Scene (Movie Version)
In the movie version of this scene you get more of an image of how citizens actually felt and thought of them selves during this Historical Moment In Time. however it gives you an opportunity to get to know the character in a visual way.
Of Mice and Men (2/10) Movie CLIP - The Loneliest Guys in the World (1992) HD
In my opinion, the movie version is better because i am more of a visual learner. However, the book is more detailed and gives more of a different tone. In the movie i feel like it was exaggerated or "Brought To Life" So to say. Also the movie would be great for people who aren't readers or who don't like to read its just certain parts from the book you wont get out of the movie.