Book And Movie In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Throughout my years of high school, I read several good and bad books. One day we were told to read “Of Mice And Men” by John Steinbeck and I thought the book overall was one of the best books I have read in a while. Like all great books, they usually turn into a movie. Director Gary Sinese was thrilled to read such a book and wanted to make a movie about Of Mice And Men, but Gary Sinese had a different prospective and wanted to create an idea of his own which made viewers had different thought and feelings between the movie and the book.

The book and the movie had a lot in common which made both stories similar. For example, one of the biggest similarities from the book to the movie is when Candy’s
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For example, one of the biggest differences between the book and the movie was the ending. In the book, the ending was very emotional when George was about to kill Lennie. George was very hesitant when he was trying to kill Lennie. He would hold the rifle to his head and take it down and stuttered several times before he actually pulls the trigger and kills Lennie. This created a sad and emotional ending because it shows George did not want to kill Lennie but had no choice. In the movie, it was the complete opposite. George showed no emotions before shooting Lennie. George was sitting by the rocks talking to Lennie and out of nowhere, you hear gunfire, finding Lennies body lying there dead. This was the complete opposite of the books ending because George didn’t care as much for killing Lennie as he did in the book. The themes were also different. For example, the friendship Lennie and George had. The two characters, George and Lennie, had a very trustful and kind relationship. In the book, George cared for Lennie and was always there for him. He would comfort Lennie and gave him a shoulder to cry on. In the movie, their friendship wasn’t as great as it was in the book. George was very annoyed of Lennie and hated him being around. He believed his life would have been better if Lennie never existed or never met each other because George believes Lennie holds him

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