of men and mice

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Bookreport on „Of Mice and Men“ The novel „Of Men and Mice“ was published in 1937 and is written by John Steinbeck. The first edition of the book has 107 pages and can be devided into six different sections. The novel plays during the Great Depression, in California. The Author himself grew up in a fertile agricultural valley about twentey-five miles from the Pacific Coast. The maine Charachters are two migrant workers, Lenni Small and George Milton. Two very different men, who travel from farm to farm, trying to earn enough money to buy their own little house with some animals. In the following text will be a short summerary of the books content and subsequetly the story and writing style of the author…show more content…
Curley 's wife finds him in the barn with the dead puppy. She comforts him and allows him to feel how soft her hair. When he gets to roughly, she screams. Lennie covers her mouth out of panick and accidentally misestimating his streangth snaps her neck. After he realized he had killing her, Lennie flees from the ranch. Candy and George find the body and assume it was Lennie who killed the women. Candy alerts the other men, and Curley forms a party to search for Lennie and kill him. George steals Carlson 's, a co worker, gun, letting the other men think that Lennie took it before he escaped. George, who points Curley and the other men in the wrong direction, finds Lennie in at the lake where he told him to come in case of any trouble at the beginning of the novel. Lennie has been having hallucinations of a giant rabbit and his Aunt Calra warning Lennie that George will be angry at him for killing Curley 's wife and that he has lost the possibility of having a house with a rabbit hutch. George reassures Lennie that they will have the rabbit hutch after all, meanwhile he is preparing to shoot his friend with Carlson 's gun. Hearing the shot, the other men find George and Lennie. George tells them that Lennie had stolen the gun and that he shot Lennie in a fight. The story was written because John Steinbeck wanted to show how life was during the Great Depression. He wanted to show how people were

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