Comparing Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Why are we cruel to the people we love? “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurt and the short story “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, George and Brother experience losing somebody they loved. Of mice and men is a story mainly about two migrant workers who can’t seem to keep their job. The Scarlet Ibis is a short story about two young brothers, but it was too late for the two young brothers to find out they had loved each other deeply. George and Brother didn’t realize how much they actually loved each other until they had lost them.
George and brother are cruel to their companions out of frustration. For instance when George says, “ If I was a relative of yours I'd shoot myself”(24) Personally I think that this is one of the many times where George
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