Of Mice And Men

By John Steinbeck

Novel Summary

There were 2 poor fellows named George and Lennie. Lennie is a childlike man and George is a itinerant worker. Both of them end up finding work in a ranch. But there friendship may come in conflict when a beautiful women threatens there dreams of owning there own farm.


No ones perfect-Everyone treats Lennie so poorly in the story

Reality vs Dreams-Lennie and George are so focused on there dreams and not reality

Character Development

George-Changes all lot do to his conversation with Slim and learned it is wrong to abuse the weak

Lennie-goes through no big developments in the story

Slim-Grows all lot because he starts to gain the trust of the others on the ranch

Significant Quote

''Why you got to get killed?'' '' You ain't so little as mice.'' pg 85 said by Lennie

John Steinbeck Bio

Born Feb 27,1902 John Steinbeck grew up in Salinas,California. He never completed college because he had to work before achieving his dream of being a writer.He wrote his first novel in 1939 called 'The Grapes of Wrath'.