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Essay | A Comparative Essay on To a Mouse and Of Mice and Men

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A Comparative Essay on To a Mouse and Of Mice and Men

Summary: Compares and contrasts the Robert Burns poem To A Mouse and the John Steinbeck novel Of Mice and Men. Compares the main characters in the novel, Lennie and George, to the mouse in the poem. Compares major themes in both works.
In the poem "To A Mouse" by Robert Burns, a farmer is ploughing his field and he destroys a mouse's home and all his provisions for winter. This causes the farmer to reflect upon the relationship between man and nature. The farmer says, "I'm truly sorry man's dominion/has broken nature's social union,." He knows how the mouse feels and can relate to the mouse. Both George and Lennie are like the mouse because they have a plan for the rest of their lives but it is destroyed by circumstance. Their dream was to buy their own land and a house but because Lennie killed Curley's wife their plans were ruined. The character that is most like the mouse of the poem in Of Mice and Men is Lennie.

In stanza one of the poem the farmer calls...

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