Of Mice And Men

By: John Steinbeck

Novel Summary

"As itinerant farm laborers, they hustle work where they can. Just when their dream to own a place of their own seems to be in their grasp, George cannot guard Lennie from the provocations of a flirtations woman, of the consequences of Lennie's unswerving obedience to the things George has taught him.

Author Bio

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. was an American author of 27 books. He was born in February 27 of 1902 and died in December 20 of 1968. His most famous books he is know for is "Of Mice and Men", "The Red Pony", and the "East of Eden". Steinbeck lived in a small rural town in the frontier. HIs father, John Ernst Steinbeck was a teacher and thats where John Jr. found his passion for reading and writing.He spent his summers working on ranches and later with migrant workers.

Theme Analysis

Reading the story Of Mice and Men gave me many concepts of the theme of this book. But the themes are pain and hardship of striving for the American dream, and the dreams and hopes of acheiveing this goal.