Of Mice & Men

Novel Summary:

George and Lennie are the main characters of the story. They came from a camp called Soledad. They left because of a girl. In the beginning, their bus driver dropped them off far away from the camp so they had to spend the whole night out in the woods. The next morning they finally walked all the way to Weeds. There, they met, Curley, Curley's Wife, Crooks, Slim, and Candy. They worked their and Lennie killed a puppy and Curley's wife. At the end of the novel, George finally killed Lennie. He took him to the creek told him to look down think of their future and then shot him in the back of the head.
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Theme Analysis:

The theme of Of Mice & Men is that at one point in your life, you might be alone. Everyone in the book was or is alone, if you think about it.
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Character Development

Lennie: He accidentally kills people or animals. He is a caring guy but when he squeezes too hard, he kills people or animals.

George: He has anger issues and he's tired of having Lennie being dependent on him.

Curley's Wife: She is a very mean person. She dreams of being in Hollywood then being on the ranch.

Significant Quote from Novel:

Maybe everybody in the whole damn world is scared of each other.
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John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. was born in Salinas, California on February 27, 1902. He died on December 20, 1968 In New York.