Of Mice And Men

Of Mice And Men

This is a novel published in 1937 by Author John Steinbeck with about 187 pages. The theme of this novella is Loneliness and companionship.


The character that helps apply this theme is George. He says that life on the ranch is very lonely. and well as other characters who at some point admit their loneliness to complete strangers. George eventually finds Lennie as someone to look after and confide in. However at the end such companionship dies with Lennie and George is once again left lonely.

George Quotes that pertain to theme.

I seen the guys that go around on the ... ranches alone. That ain't no good. They don't have no fun. After a long time they get mean. They get wantin' to fight all the time." George (3.17)

Whatever we ain't got, that's what you want. God a'mighty, if I was alone I could live so easy. I could go get a job an' work, an no trouble. No mess at all, and when the end of the month come I could take my fifty bucks and go into town and get whatever I want.

Of Mice and Men - George

Of Mice and Men (10/10) Movie CLIP - George Shoots Lennie (1992) HD
Of Mice and Men - George Shoots Lennie [SFM]

The Overall Point.

The overall point of this is to show theme that loneliness overwhelms Of Mice And Men. Especially George who's hopes of a true friend was Lennie, but ended up staying all alone.