Analysis Of John Steinbeck 's ' Of Mice And Men '

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Quarter 1 Book Report
English 9
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck About the Author: John Ernst Steinbeck was born on February 27th, 1902. He died on December 20th, 1968. He was an American author of 27 books, one of them is “Of Mice and Men.” (Which was published in 1937) Most of Steinbeck’s work is set in southern, and central California. He was the winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in LIterature. The story takes place on a ranch in Soledad, California. This story takes place in the mid 1910’s. This story was basically written during the Great Depression. After the Great Depression, there was a want for books that had suspense and thrills. The author, John Steinbeck himself, narrated the book in 3rd person view omniscient. Now in this story, it seems as if George Milton is the protagonist.
I think this because Lennie is open-minded, Slim is too nice, Crooks isolates himself away from everyone, and Curley is too rude; but George however, is the bear of the story. I guess you can say that the style of the book “Of Mice and Men” is simple. It’s simply because the characters are simple, the language is simple, and the plot is well, simple. The significance of the title “Of Mice and Men” is that it comes from a poem that was written in the 18th century by a Scottish poet named Robert Burns. The poem was called “To a Mouse.” Two workers, a male named George Milton, who was physically small with very sharp features and his partner Lennie Small, who looked…
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