Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck

Ruben Garcia

About book

  • Written by John Steinbeck
  • Title was used after Steinbeck read "To A Mouse"
  • Occurred during the great depression in Soledad, California.
  • About two migrant workers that work in a farm to achieve their dream
  • Was a banned book.

Information of great depression

  • Happened during the 1930s in the United States where wages were minimum 25 cents and had 25% rate of unemployment
  • Many banks were forced to close and many businesses were out of business.
  • During this many lost the belief in the american dream because of the huge amounts of debts they had, and saw poverty all around them.
  • Some changed the dream to be to be stable or have a shelter and food in the table.
  • Farmers were most affected and agencies where made to give them relief.
  • Ended by 1940

Today

  • James Franco and Chris O' Dowd will be actors in the play of "of Mice and Mice"
  • Gary Sinise and John Malkovich are actors in the movie "Of Men and Mice"
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Biography

Spark notes for info of book

Wikipedia for info in book and immigration

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