John Steinbeck 's Of Mice And Men

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John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men
Olivia Settlemires
John Steinbeck - John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California, in 1902. In 1919 he went to Stanford University, where he enrolled in literature and writing courses until he left in 1925 without a degree.For the next five years he supported himself as a laborer and journalist, as well as working on his first novel, Cup of Gold (1929). After his first marriage, He published many books, such as The Pastures of Heaven (1932), The Red Pony (1933), To a God Unknown (1933). As well as Of Mice and Men (1937), The Long Valley (1938), The Grapes of Wrath (1939), The Forgotten Village (1941), Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of travel and research (1941), The Moon is Down (1942), Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team (1942) And many more.

The last decades of his life were spent in New York City and Sag Harbor with his third wife, with whom he traveled extensively. Later books include Sweet Thursday (1954), The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication (1957), Once There Was a War (1958), and as well many more. He died in 1968, Having won a Nobel Prize in 1962.

Modernism Literary Movement - The Modernism Literary Movement is when in the 1880’s, Increased attention was given to the idea that we should push away previous norms entirely, Instead of revising past knowledge. In broad terms the period was marked by sudden and unexpected breaks with interactions with the outside world. The theories of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), and…

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