Analysis Of The Novel ' Of Mice And Men '

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Intro 100 words Sexism 200/300 words Ageism 150/200 words Disability 200 words Racism 200/300 words Frisendship/isolation 200 words Conclusions 100 words Introduction Steinbeck’s novel was written and set in the 1930s. In the novella, of Mice and Men, the autor gave his characters "The American Dream" but the obsacles always seem to get in the way. Steinbeck show us the theme, "American Dream", as it is in real life and demonstrates the effect of isolation through prejudice, broken dreams and the setting. Every character from the ranch is discriminated in Of Mice and Men. The book Of mice and men was written in a period when people with mental illness were treated like outcasts. The people were…show more content…
We will notice that all of the men have names, but not the woman. When the autor first introduces Curley’s wife he describes her from how all the other workers see her; only through her appearance “ She had full, rouged lips and wide-spaces eyes, heavily made up. Her finger nails were red. Her hair hung in little clusters, like sausages…’. I think that the writer uses to present Curley’s wife as a object to the men and society. When her hair is described as sausages, it shows that all of the men on the ranch, including her husband Curley, look at her as only a piece of meat. She is a sexual object, and nothing more. She is wearing the make up more than is necessary and the writer is identified this through the adjective “full” and the adverb “heavily”. Steinbeck create a quick impression of her being “dressed to kill”. The red nails suggests shamelessness and danger. All the focus is on her value and it doesn’t describe her personality at all only in a flirtatious way “She got the eye goin’all the time on everybody”. The autor is choosing misogynistic words, the men are calling her a tart, a bitch “I think Curley’s married…a tart” is Candy’s words. I think that the writer intention wasn’t to portray a whore, it was to portray the repulsinevess of sexism. Steinbeck presents the men’s reactions towards her as hostile through “You got na rights comin’ in..” and George saying to her “You’re a lot of
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