Of Mice and Men Essay | Black Boy and of Mice and Men

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Black Boy and of Mice and Men

Summary: Compares the Richard Wright novel, Black Boy, with the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Describes how each text deals with expressing the theme of the American Dream.
Richard Wright's book, Black Boy and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck both demonstrates the theme the American Dream by the characters from the novels. The American Dream basically means achieving your goal, fulfilling your dreams through thick and thin with all positive attitude and also dealing with racism, prejudices, being poor but through it all you just have to have faith and believe in yourself. It could also mean the ideals that people have and hope and to just believe.

The novel, Black Boy has several literary elements that were discussed throughout the book to express the American Dream theme. An example of an important literary element used was point of view; the book was being told in first person narration by Richard Wright, the protagonist. This story was being told around the time of Jim Crow South where everything and...

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