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Cruelity in "Of Mice and Men"

Summary: In John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," the usage of cruel threats by Curley's wife extends to the cruelty toward domesticated animals as displayed through the character of Carlson. The men's cruelty and misunderstanding toward Lennie is as if he is a useless domestic animal rather than a human being.
In John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," the usage of cruel threats by Curley's wife extends to the cruelty towards domesticated animals as another historical symbolism displayed through the character of Carlson. Carlson is an insensitive rancher who is apathetic towards domesticated animals like the old dog owned by his co-worker named Candy. Carlson, however, views the old dog is simply useless with rheumatism and no longer of good use for either him or Candy. To fend for himself and his old dog, Candy claims how he is used to having the old dog since he cared and raised the stinky smelling old dog ever since it was a puppy. The old dog did herded sheep into its corral. Nevertheless, Candy's apathy for the old dog emphasizes his insensitivity because he suggested that he shot the old dog to death. Carlson pulls out this...

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