Loneliness In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Introductory Paragraph (Of Mice and Men) Thesis statement: In John Steinbeck’s novel, “Of Mice and Men”, Loneliness affects many of the character. In the following essay the effect loneliness has on the characters George, Crooks and Curley’s wife and how the deal with this Loneliness will be examined. In John Steinbeck’s Depression era novel, Of Mice and Men, the struggles faced by common migrant workers are explored. Steinbeck examines the themes of friendship and isolation in this time of hardship and loss. Steinbeck’s novel is connected through the great depression that occurred in the 1930’s. This caused men and their families to desert their homes and travel from place to place to make an earning and to survive because lack…show more content…
He is a small but strong man that has sharp eyes, a dark of a face and looks to be in his 30’s. He has a confident personality; he is a smart, responsible and an ambitious person. During this novel we see how George is a caregiver, nourishes and sacrifices a lot for Lennie. Even though George is looking for an equal relationship and a steady job he can keep, he still doesn’t give up on Lennie. He has a lot of patience for him, because he knows that nobody else would want to take care of him, they’ll put Lennie in a cage and lock him up, like a wild animal and George he will feel the guilt if he lets that happen. But at times George gets frustrated at Lennie and snaps because of what Lennie commits. It is clearly stated “Listen you crazy bastard,” he said fiercely” Don’t you even take a look at that bitch’ ” (Steinbeck, 32). Even though he is caught up in these tight situations he still holds on to their bond because he knows that he is there for Lennie and Lennie is there for him. The relationship he has with Lennie is not an equal relationship, due to t he fact that George is always protecting Lennie from the dangers he is exposed to and causes a huge negative impact on
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