In Of Mice and Men, it seems an incontrovertible law of nature that dreams should go unfulfilled. However, in his childish perspective of the world he misses out on the dark and permanent side of death, the only impact it makes on his life is that he is fearful of the repercussions on his life and how George may not A during the Great Depression in the s.
Author: Josh Garten. During the story, Lennie is surrounded by death. Loneliness is an inevitable fact of life and cannot be avoided, as shown prevalent through particular characters in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.Loneliness is an inevitable fact of life and cannot be avoided, as shown prevalent through particular characters in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Her personal insecurities lead her to exploit her position of power over the ranch workers, whom she often treats with contempt, looking upon them as inferior to her and speaking abusively towards some of them. She is utterly alone on the ranch, and her husband has seen to it that no one will talk to her without fearing a beating. Steinbeck 's initial portrayal of Curley's wife shows her to be a mean and seductive temptress. The Great Depression began after the stock market crash on Wall Street which caused companies to lose billions of dollars, triggering unemployment to rise significantly. Author: Josh Garten. I find this to be very important for a number of reasons. The best example of this behaviour on her part is in section 3, when she enters the harness room, interrupting the conversation that some of the men are having.
The Depression was a time of economic downfall which caused very high unemployment in western nations, one of the worst hit being the U. It is based on the theme of dreams and how they are crushed, amongst others. They can knuckle down, work hard, keep a positive frame of mind and try earnestly to improve their standard of living Curley's wife knows her beauty is her power, and she uses it to flirt with the ranch hands and make her husband jealous.
Crooks is lonely because he is the only black man on the ranch. All of these appearances cause the reader to dislike her and see her as the downfall of the men in the story.