The Role Of Migrant Workers In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Migrant workers such as George and Lennie were mistreated as found in the research section. George was criticized for not letting Lennie speak even if Lennie behaved immaturely. Additionally, Curley picked fights with Lennie even if Lennie was not intentionally trying to provoke him Curley, the boss’s son, was indeed cruel to his workers and treated them as if they were slaves. Racist words as said to the African-American stable buck Crooks were also spotted, indicating that the farm is an unsafe place even though that was what people were like back in the 1930s before the Civil Rights Movement started. What was more was that Curley liked to pick favorites as Slim was the only man he respected because he believes what Slim says and even listens
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