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Essay | Of Mice and Men

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Of Mice and Men

Summary: Discusses why the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck is still of interest and value after over sixty years of publication.
"Of mice and men" is a fascinating novella set in the years of Post Depression in the U.S.A., a time of great poverty and isolation. The name of the novel itself justifies the idea of what the story is about. "of mice and men" was taken from Robert Burns' poem, which states: "the best laid schemes o' mice an' men; Gang aft a-gley." The idea of things being foreshadowed throughout the novel, remains in its title - the novel is going to be about dreams and plans, things that are so relevant today and simply the way in which they are destroyed. The above quotation means that even the most carefully thought-out plans and ideas often don't work out. Something, in some way ruins them, leaving no wish to dream any more.

"Of mice and men" is an extremely structured book in which each...

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