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Essay Grade: 96%
Of Mice and Men: Book v. Film
7,823 words, approx. 26 pages
This essay compares the film and book versions of John Steinbeck's classic story Of Mice and Men. It shows how film director Gary Sinise modifies the book for his film without losing the essence and meaning of the original story. It includes a discussion of the music, lighting, costumes and casting for the film.
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Essay Grade: 88%
The Life of a Great Depression Migrant Worker
5,333 words, approx. 18 pages
This is a creative type of analysis essay based on "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. It includes journal entries of a fictional character based from "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 84%
"Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck
3,968 words, approx. 13 pages
Explores the themes of loneliness and the concept of the American Dream in "Of Mice and Men" written by John Steinbeck. Also discusses the main characters of Candy, Curley's Wife, Lennie, and George.
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Essay Grade: 75%
Of Mice and Men
3,087 words, approx. 10 pages
The main theme of this book is the difficulties in 1930's America among the lower class people. The book tells us of the reality about 1930's America which for many meant loneliness and the need for friendship.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men
2,959 words, approx. 10 pages
The novel "Of Mice and Men" was written by John Steinbeck in the mid 1930s. The novel is set in the town of Soledad in southern California. The locale connects with the main them of loneliness as is set in Soledad meaning "loneliness" in Spanish.
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Essay Grade: 92%
John Steinbeck's Concept of Manhood
2,735 words, approx. 9 pages
A biography of American novelist John Steinbeck and how his concept of manhood can be see in these Steinbeck works: the short stories "Flight," "The Gift," and "The Leader of the People" along with his novels "The Pearl," and "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 88%
The Theme of Loneliness in 'of Mice and Men'
2,555 words, approx. 9 pages
'Of Mice and Men', by John Steinbeck, is a poignant tale of two intinerant workers throughout the harsh depression years of the 1930's. The theme of loneliness is what links each character together.
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Essay Grade: 96%
Dreams and Goals in "Of Mice and Men"
2,544 words, approx. 9 pages
In John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," the characters dreams for a better future provide their motivation. George and Lennie dream of their own ranch, while Crooks dreams of being equal to white people.
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Essay Grade: 96%
Universal Themes in "Of Mice and Men"
2,092 words, approx. 7 pages
The underlying themes of "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck are not exclusively associated with the culture of itinerant workers. They are universal to all humans. "Of Mice and Men" is a realistic view of the life of an itinerant worker in 1930's America.
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Essay Grade: 90%
Of Mice and Men
2,076 words, approx. 7 pages
Discusses why the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck is still of interest and value after over sixty years of publication.
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Essay Grade: 78%
Of Mice and Men Thesis Paper
1,989 words, approx. 7 pages
A comparison and plot summary of the novel and film versions of "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. Dreams for a better life by the characters, such as George, Lennie, and Crooks, is a key theme in the story.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Active Reading Notes for "Of Mice and Men"
1,942 words, approx. 7 pages
The following is active reading notes on "Of Mice and Men."
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Of Mice and Men: a Critical Analysis
1,847 words, approx. 6 pages
Essay discusses the different elements of literature in John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." It also includes a detailed plot and summary.
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Essay Grade: 96%
Loneliness in Of Mice and Men
1,801 words, approx. 6 pages
The symbols of loneliness throughout Of Mice and Men
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Essay Grade: 88%
Plot Summary 'Of Mice and Men' and how it Relates to the Biblical Gospels
1,735 words, approx. 6 pages
A plot summar of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" and how it relates to the Biblical Gospel message of what it means to pray and what love and friendship mean.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Crooks' Transformation in John Steninbeck's Of Mice and Men
1,721 words, approx. 6 pages
Crooks, a seeming minor character in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, undergoes a circular transformation in the novel. He goes from hopeless resignation, to loneliness, to hopefulness in partaking of George and Lennie's dream of living "offa the fatta of the lan'," to finally becoming the victim again and returning to his life of painful loneliness.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Caring or Interference of George in "Of Mice and Men"
1,644 words, approx. 6 pages
Essay shows how George did not allow Lennie to develop as a person in the novel "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 81%
Of Mice and Men
1,641 words, approx. 6 pages
Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, is about two men who are looking for a place to work so they can raise money to one day own there own land. One of them isnt the brightest but he has brute strength to make up for it.
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Essay Grade: 87%
Does George Need Lennie as Much as Lennie Needs George?
1,605 words, approx. 5 pages
Essay provides a comparison between the characters of Lennie and George from "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 86%
The Theme of Loneliness in Of Mice and Men
1,511 words, approx. 5 pages
Explores a the theme of loneliness in John Steinbeck's American Classic, Of Mice and Men. Details how each character deals with loneliness and the effects it has on them personally.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men
1,443 words, approx. 5 pages
Reviews the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. Discusses character development in the novel. Explores the dreams of each character and details what each one does to make it impossible for his or her dream to come true.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Lonliness in Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
1,430 words, approx. 5 pages
the struggles of various chaacters and how they deal with their lonliness in of mice and men.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Dogs in of Mice and Men: an Effective Literary Motif
1,386 words, approx. 5 pages
The classic novel "Of Mice and Men" written by the author John Steinbeck is an embodiment of a literary masterpiece, for it is littered with effective literary and stylistic devices that enrich the text and give the storyline more meaning and depth. A significant device that is deftly used by the author which serves a variety of vital purposes in the novel is the motif of dogs.
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Essay Grade: 97%
Social Justice Issues in Literature
1,383 words, approx. 5 pages
Discusses social justice issues in: "Native Son" by Richard Wright, "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, "The Blue Hotel" by Stephen Crane, and "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Solitude and Prejudice
1,382 words, approx. 5 pages
Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck; A comparison of the characters Crooks and Curly's wife, who are forced into isolation because of the prejudices against them.
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Essay Grade: 96%
Solitude and Prejudice in "Of Mice and Men"
1,381 words, approx. 5 pages
Prdjudice against the characters of Crooks and Curley's wife in John Steinbeck's classic novel, "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 88%
Themes in Of Mice and Men
1,374 words, approx. 5 pages
John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men shows strong, important themes that tie the main ideas and morals of the novel together to make it a great American classic. These themes include loneliness and companionship, the corrupting power of women, idealized male friendship, and the impossibility of the American Dream.
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Essay Grade: 86%
A Comparative Essay on To a Mouse and Of Mice and Men
1,365 words, approx. 5 pages
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.
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Essay Grade: 90%
Of Mice and Men Vs. To a Mouse
1,343 words, approx. 5 pages
A comparison of Robbie Burns' "To a Mouse" and John Steinbecks' "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 96%
Of Mice and Men
1,332 words, approx. 4 pages
In the book "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, Steinbeck uses relationships to elucidate and reinforce the characters' personalities and temperaments.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Of Mice and Men
1,302 words, approx. 4 pages
Essay consists of a literary analysis of the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Of Mice and Men: George Milton Character Analysis
1,289 words, approx. 4 pages
Discusses the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Analyzes the character of George Milton. Describes how he elicits sympathy for the plight of the American migrant worker.
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Essay Grade: 88%
The American Dream in Of Mice and Men
1,286 words, approx. 4 pages
Analyzes the idea of an American Dream in the book Of Mice and Men, by Steinbeck
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Essay Grade: 91%
"Of Mice and Men" Literary Analysis
1,269 words, approx. 4 pages
This essay is a literary analysis of "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. This analysis focuses on the connection between Lennie and animals.  
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Essay Grade: 86%
Use of Animal Imagery
1,208 words, approx. 4 pages
In Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck takes the help of the animals to portray the nature of his characters and also to convey some themes of the novel. This essay investigates the use of animal imagery in the first chapter, how it foreshadows the end of the novel and how it portrays the character of Lennie, the effect on the setting and themes.
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Essay Grade: 86%
How Film Techniques Can Be Used to Reveal or Reinforce Themes
1,207 words, approx. 4 pages
Describes the artistic techniques used by Gary Sinise to reinforce the story themes in his film version of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Techniques discussed include camera angles and story pacing.
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Essay Grade: 95%
Symbolism in Of Mice and Men - Lennie's Puppy
1,206 words, approx. 4 pages
This essay discusses the symbolism behind Lennie's puppy, which was given to him by Slim.  Lennie's puppy provides him with a sense of happiness, while at the same time representing crushed hopes and innocence in the face of power and oppression.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Loneliness in Of Mice and Men
1,193 words, approx. 4 pages
Discusses the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Explores the themes of loneliness and racial prejudice. Provides supporting text from the novel.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Black Boy and of Mice and Men
1,169 words, approx. 4 pages
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.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Of Mice and Men: Discussing Lennie
1,165 words, approx. 4 pages
Explores the novel, "Of mice and men," by John Steinbeck. Analyzes the character Lennie Small. Considers how the character undergoes no significant changes, development, or growth throughout the novel and remains exactly as the reader encounters him in the opening pages.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Loneliness in "Of Mice and Men"
1,120 words, approx. 4 pages
In John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," characters such as Crooks, Candy and Curley's wife suffer from loneliness. George and Lennie take comfort in that they have each other as friends, and recognize that they have a bond that many on the ranch do not.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men, a Film Review
1,090 words, approx. 4 pages
Reviews director Gray Sinise's screen adaptation of John Steinbeck's tragic novel, Of Mice and Men. Reveals the story's plot. Describes how the film supports Steinbeck's original themes and characters.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Themes and Narratives in Of Mice and Men
1,088 words, approx. 4 pages
Examines the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Discusses major themes and narratives. Focuses on the the of discrimination.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Of Mice and Men Essay
1,046 words, approx. 4 pages
Essay discusses how in Chapter 4 of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" the main characters: Crooks, Candy, Curley's wife and Lennie develop various emotions. These emotions evolve primarily because of society and the actions of others. As the chapter progresses, the main characters express feelings of loneliness by the never ending search for companionship, feelings of pain by inflicting pain upon others and feelings of fear by isolating themselves from one another.

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Essay Grade: 92%
Of Mice and Men
1,030 words, approx. 3 pages
Essay is about the realtionships of the characters in "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 87%
George Needs Lenny More Than Lenny Needs George
1,008 words, approx. 3 pages
The following essay is about the relationship between two of the characters, Lenny and George, and their dream in the play "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Of Mice and Men: The Need for Companionship
1,008 words, approx. 3 pages
Analyzes John Steinbeck's novel, Of Mice and Men. Discusses the need for companionship demonstrated by the novel's characters. Demonstrates how this need governs their thoughts and actions.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men
1,002 words, approx. 3 pages
Analyzes the novel, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Describes how the characters, Crooks, Candy, and Curly's wife all show loneliness in one way or another. Explores other themes and symbolism in the novel.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Of Mice and Men, Loneliness: Crooks' Bane
1,002 words, approx. 3 pages
Crooks is the loneliest character in the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck because he is black and crippled in a very racist environment, which causes the other people on the ranch to ridicule and degrade him.
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Essay Grade: 96%
Human Loneliness in "Of Mice and Men"
990 words, approx. 3 pages
In the novel "Of Mice and Men", John Steinbeck's characters, Crooks and Lenny, are helpless in a society that dominates and discriminates against them. They share many qualities, and yet they are unique in their own ways. In harsh times they find each other and form a bond, but then break it because they wind up hurting one another.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Of Mice and Men: a Book of Broken Dreams
987 words, approx. 3 pages
Lost hope in the book Of Mice and Men is reflected in the Great Depression and the American Dream's failure as a realistic possibility.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Of Mice and Men: an Allegory
973 words, approx. 3 pages
A look at John Steinbeck's allegory, "Of Mice and Men," and its characters and symbols.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men: Anyone Lonely Out There?
958 words, approx. 3 pages
John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men'. The major theme in the novel: Loneliness.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Lennie in "Of Mice and Men"
940 words, approx. 3 pages
Essay analyzes the character Lennie in John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 92%
The Importance of Friendship in "Of Mice and Men"
932 words, approx. 3 pages
In "Of Mice and Men," John Steinbeck emphasizes the importance of friendship for a happy life. The reader can see this in the scene where Crooks tells Lennie that George is not coming back.
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Essay Grade: 81%
Of Mice and Men: the Need for Companionship/friendship.
921 words, approx. 3 pages
In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men a clear need for friendship is recognized through several different characters and their relationships. The alliance that George and Lennie possess is a clear example of how two opposite people can stick together and help each other out. Candy and his dog are excellent illustrations for the effects of a strong relationship coming to a `dead' end.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Loneliness in "Of Mice and Men"
905 words, approx. 3 pages
Loneliness is a key theme in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. Characters such as Curley's wife and Crooks find themselves lonely because of the way society views them.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Murder or Euthanasia
903 words, approx. 3 pages
The essay is about murder or euthanasia based on the story "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 75%
George and Lennie's Everchanging Relationship in of Mice and Men
891 words, approx. 3 pages
George and Lennies relationship transformed into a jumbled mess of George's emotions by the end of the novel. Lennie was a good friend but really had no change in personality throughout. George was sympathetic for him and as he grew weary of him he also grew sad.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Morality in Of Mice and Men
876 words, approx. 3 pages
George's decision to kill Lennie at the end of John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men is the more moral solution on behalf of Lennie. After Lennie kills Curley's wife, George realized that the other ranch hands would make Lennie die a tortuous death. George's decision allowed Lennie to die happy and painless and to leave a world in which he can never succeed.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Carefully Chosen Names and Symbolism in Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men
858 words, approx. 3 pages
Steinbeck chose names carefully in Of Mice And Men. In this story Steinbeck used a specific symbol to represent each main character in the book. Lennie resembled and animal with a child's brain, Curley's wife symbolized the mistreatment of all women in the 1930s and Slim resembled a godlike person who influenced many of his peers.
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Essay Grade: 86%
The Simple Life: Of Mice and Men
854 words, approx. 3 pages
Discusses the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Analyzes the character of Lennie. Describes how although he is childish and mentally slow, he still has hopes and dreams of a happier life.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Shattered Dreams in Of Mice and Men
831 words, approx. 3 pages
In his novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck portrays the idea of shattered dreams through the character's experiences. Through the examples of Lennie, George, and Curley's wife, Steinbeck shows us that dreams are meant only to motivate, and that no matter how much we are willing to sacrifice to fulfill our dreams, sometimes those dreams simply do not come true.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Ambition- "of Mice and Men"
828 words, approx. 3 pages
In the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, two men undergo the struggles of surviving in an age of poverty. When Lennie and George, our main characters, come across some obstacles, there are patterns in their behavior that portray a reoccurring theme within the novel.
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Essay Grade: 92%
George and Lennie's Friendship in "Of Mice and Men"
824 words, approx. 3 pages
In John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," Lennie and George rely upon their friendship to survive: Lennie depends upon his friendship with George to make the correct decisions. George relies upon the friendship with Lennie to plan for the future.
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Essay Grade: 83%
The Death of Lennie
804 words, approx. 3 pages
Discusses the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Explores the significance of the death of Lennie. Examines the morality of George's act of murder and considers if it was humane.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men, A Film Analysis
797 words, approx. 3 pages
Analyzes the 1939 film version of the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Describes the cinematic techniques utilized by director Lewis Milestone. Provides a plot summary.
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Essay Grade: 93%
A Comparison of Friendship in "Of Mice and Men" and "A Separate Peace"
788 words, approx. 3 pages
Compares the friendship between George and Lennie in the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck and Gene and Finny in the novel "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles.
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Essay Grade: 88%
The Theme of Loneliness in of Mice and Men
784 words, approx. 3 pages
Loneliness plays an important role in John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men. As Steinbeck illustrates through Curley's wife, Candy, and Crooks, companionship and a sense of belonging are vital to human happiness; all three characters face problems and negative feelings because of their loneliness and isolation.
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Essay Grade: 78%
Stereotypes in "Of Mice and Men"
781 words, approx. 3 pages
Stereotypes of people are prevalent in John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." Descriptions of many of the main characters
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Essay Grade: 86%
The Theme of Loneliness as Expressed in of Mice and Men
780 words, approx. 3 pages
An essay discussing how the theme of loneliness is conveyed through the characters in American author John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Associates loneliness with the misery of some characters and companionship with their happiness.
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Essay Grade: 94%
Theme of "Of Mice and Men"
767 words, approx. 3 pages
Discusses the theme of "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Of Mice and Men: A Story of Lonliness
763 words, approx. 3 pages
The theme of lonliness in the novel "Of Mice and Men" portrays isolation and how man's natural senses and emotions come to light in the absence of societal judgement. While this presents an opportunity of freedom, it can also be alarming to know how some people feel when deep thoughts and emotions go unbridled.
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Essay Grade: 96%
Theme of the Novel "Of Mice and Men"
752 words, approx. 3 pages
The following consists of a theme analysis essay of the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men: The Death of Lennie
747 words, approx. 3 pages
Analyzes the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Examines the killing of Lennie by George. Explores if the death was an act of morality or murder.
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Essay Grade: 75%
George and Lennie's Relationship in 'Of Mive and Men'
744 words, approx. 3 pages
A common question asked is who needs whom more. Does George need Lennie more or does Lennie need George more?
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Essay Grade: 83%
Of Mice and Men
731 words, approx. 2 pages
Discusses the theme of racism in the novel, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Explores the major characters in the novel and describes each of their viewpoints.
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Essay Grade: 86%
The Use of Foreshadowing Of Mice and Men
731 words, approx. 2 pages
Examines the use of the literary technique of foreshadowing in John Steinbeck's novel, Of Mice and Men. Reveals how instead of using character's thoughts and dreams as tools of foreshadowing, Steinbeck uses actual events to foretell future events. Discusses how this techniques allows the reader to actively participate in the story plot.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Compare and Contrast Of Mice and Men and What's Eating Gilbert Grapes
726 words, approx. 2 pages
Compares and contrasts the novel Of Mice and Men and the film What's Eating Gilbert Grape. Describes how all of the main characters are altered by their family situations and responsibilities, their experiences of tragedy, and finally by new both characters establishing new found friendships.
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Essay Grade: 75%
American Dreams and Its Depiction in `of Mice and Men'.
722 words, approx. 2 pages
Dreams are a significant motif in Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Nevertheless, the dream is never fulfilled, and the characters who have counted on it are the ones who are the most devastated. Slim's comfort at the end "You hadda George", indicates the sad truth that one has to surrender one's dreams in order to survive, which is not the easiest thing to do in America, the Land of Promise.
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Essay Grade: 96%
Lonliness in "Of Mice and Men"
719 words, approx. 2 pages
The lonliness of characters is a recurring and important theme in John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." Many of the characters, especially Candy, Crooks and Curley's wife, longed for true companionship.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Of Mice and Men: A Plot Synopsis
713 words, approx. 2 pages
Provides a story synopsis for the novel, "Of Mice and Men," by John Steinbeck. Discusses the relationship between George and Lennie.
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Essay Grade: 79%
Of Mice and Men (loneliness)
713 words, approx. 2 pages
Essay describes the aspect of loneliness during the great depression in America according to the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 75%
Of Mice and Men - Loneliness
712 words, approx. 2 pages
An analysis of three characters in John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men who exhibit the novel's theme of loneliness. Candy, Curley's wife, and Crooks are the three loneliest persons in the novel.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Of Mice and Men: A Character Analysis of George
704 words, approx. 2 pages
Reviews the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Provides a character analysis of main character George. Explores the relationship between George and Lennie.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Friendships in "Of Mice and Men"
698 words, approx. 2 pages
Explains the different friendships in the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Flaws of Human Nature in "Of Mice and Men"
694 words, approx. 2 pages
John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" teaches a grim lesson of the flaws of human nature using characters to represent groups of the population at the time.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Loneliness in Of Mice and Men
689 words, approx. 2 pages
Interwoven throughout John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men is the reoccurring theme of loneliness and isolation. Characters such as Lennie, George, Candy, Crooks, and Curley's wife all feel isolated in different ways, whether it be on the basis of intelligence, age, race, or gender.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Loneliness in Of Mice and Men
683 words, approx. 2 pages
Explores the theme of loneliness in the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Describes the importance of the friendship between Lennie and George.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Friendship in "Of Mice and Men"
682 words, approx. 2 pages
Examines the friendship between George and Lennie in Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men".
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Essay Grade: 86%
Lonliness and Broken Dreams in "Mice and Men"
657 words, approx. 2 pages
In "Of Mice and Men," John Steinbeck's sad and pessimistic view of mankind is expressed through the novel's characters that are lonely, helpless, and have unfulfilled dreams.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Character Analysis of Crooks in "Of Mice and Men"
654 words, approx. 2 pages
The character of Crooks in John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" represents the racism against blacks in the Depression-era West. He is the lonliest of the novel's characters, as he is excluded from the white workers' social group and is treated poorly by a woman at the ranch.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Having an American Dream in "Of Mice and Men"
651 words, approx. 2 pages
The characters of George and Lennie have goals that can be described as "the American dream" in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. But they and others in the classic novella do not reach their goals.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Cruelity in "Of Mice and Men"
646 words, approx. 2 pages
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.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men, A Review
645 words, approx. 2 pages
Provides a short synopsis of the novel, Of Mice And Men, by John Steinbeck. Discusses main themes of the book.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Plot Summary of "Of Mice and Men"
601 words, approx. 2 pages
A summary of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," a story that in the end, is about the pursuit of the "American Dream."
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Essay Grade: 88%
Loneliness in "Of Mice and Men"
599 words, approx. 2 pages
Essay discusses the theme of loneliness in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men Themes
597 words, approx. 2 pages
Many of the characters in John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men dream of unreachable goals that they know in their hearts cannot be accomplished. Dreams can be the most important aspect in some people's lives, particularly when those lives are unfulfilling. By showing how Lennie, Crooks, and Curley's wife dream too highly, Steinbeck is advising the reader to dream simply and aim at more feasible goals.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Alone in a Crowd.
594 words, approx. 2 pages
All in all, loneliness is a major theme in the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Every character has different reasons for there feelings of loneliness, but they all share a common desire of having a friend or companion.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Dreams Are Important: "A Raisin in the Sun" Vs. "Of Mice and Men"
592 words, approx. 2 pages
A comparison between "A Raisin in the Sun" and "Of Mice And Men" in the context of dreams.
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Essay Grade: 87%
Why George Killed Lennie
590 words, approx. 2 pages
Essay analyzes why George killed his friend Lennie in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 75%
Discuss the Dream in 'of Mice and Men'
589 words, approx. 2 pages
Although loneliness, dreams and inequality are major themes in John Steinbeck's literary classic Of Mice and Men the one that is most important to people is friendship so that they don't become 'mean' and bitter. This novella is similar to Harry Potter because in both books there are good friendships.
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Essay Grade: 83%
The Three Stereotypes in of Mice and Men
584 words, approx. 2 pages
Examines themes from the novel, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Focuses on the major theme of friendship. Describes how characters in the novel value relationships partly determines how they treat others.
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Essay Grade: 87%
Character Compare and Contrast: Crooks and Candy from "Of Mice and Men"
584 words, approx. 2 pages
Essay compares and contrasts two characters, namely Candy and Crooks from John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 92%
The Subject of Fate in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men
582 words, approx. 2 pages
Does man control his own destiny, or does fate? In his novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck answers in favor of man controlling his destiny, stating that everyone has the control to achieve their dreams no matter what setbacks get in the way. Steinbeck uses the examples of George Milton and Curley's wife to illustrate his point.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Of Mice and Men Essay, Including Character List
573 words, approx. 2 pages
Title: Of Mice and Men

Author: John Steinbeck

This is a complete Essay of the Award Winning book "Of Mice and Men", Published in 1937.

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Essay Grade: 81%
Of Mice and Men
558 words, approx. 2 pages
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a story that involves deep and profound substance behind the plot. Steinbeck has incorporated a scene in the midpoint of the story that foreshadows a parallel scene at the end of the story.
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Essay Grade: 89%
Of Mice and Men
557 words, approx. 2 pages
Essay provides a literary analysis of the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 75%
Of Mice and Men- Archetypes
549 words, approx. 2 pages
Through the ages, archetypes have constantly shown up in all forms of literature. One specific classic, the hero's quest, is most notably known from the Arthurian legends. The character Lennie in the novel Of Mice and Men demonstrates the archetype of a hero's quest by facing new challenges, being aided by a mentor, and by gaining new insight throughout his journey.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Comparisons between Lennie and Animals
547 words, approx. 2 pages
Essay is about how Lennie is compared to various animals in the book "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Of Mice and Men, a Summary
545 words, approx. 2 pages
Summarizes the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Describes the main characters, George and Lennie.
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Essay Grade: 87%
Of Mice and Men: the Violence of Curley
532 words, approx. 2 pages
Essay explains why the character of Curley in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck shows his anger toward others.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Foreshadowing in of Mice and Men
528 words, approx. 2 pages
Several examples of foreshadowing are found in John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice And Men. For instance, we see hints beforehand that Lennie will kill the puppy, that he will kill Curley's wife, and that something will inevitably happen to Lennie as a consequence.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Loneliness in of Mice and Men
528 words, approx. 2 pages
Discusses the theme of loneliness in the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Describes major characters and explores how each suffers from loneliness.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men: The Relationship Between Lennie and George
521 words, approx. 2 pages
Discusses the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Explores the relationship between Lennie and George. Describes the major theme of lonliness.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men: An Analysis of Lennie
521 words, approx. 2 pages
Explores the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Analyzes the character of Lennie. Describes how the author illustrates Lennie through a series of incidents and interactions with other characters in the novel.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Of Mice and Men: A Character Study of Curley's Wife
507 words, approx. 2 pages
Provides a character study of Curley's Wife from John Stenbeck's novel Of Mice and Men. Also compares the reader's initial perception of Curley's Wife to subsequent perceptions.
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Essay Grade: 87%
Of Mice and Men: Portrayal of Women
504 words, approx. 2 pages
Essay discusses the portrayal of women in the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Lennie's Character Traits in "Of Mice and Men"
504 words, approx. 2 pages
In "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, Lennie is forgetful, reliant, curious and forceful.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Of Mice and Men
497 words, approx. 2 pages
Plot summary and literary techniques in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. The novel is about a true friendship between George and Lennie.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Discrimination in "Of Mice and Men"
483 words, approx. 2 pages
Essay discusses the discrimination in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Discrimination in Of Mice and Men
477 words, approx. 2 pages
John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men describes how it feels to be lonely, different, starved for affection, and a victim of discrimination. The isolated setting of the novel has a decided impact on the personalities, beliefs, and actions of the characters, leaving them in a state of constant tension, distrustful of one another, and subject to discrimination.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Essay of Definition: Mercy Killing
442 words, approx. 2 pages
The definition of a mercy killing and its relation to Steinbeck's, "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 83%
Of Mice And Men: Power
429 words, approx. 1 pages
Curley, Curley's father, and George are all connected because they have power over someone.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Of Mice and Men: A Character Analysis of Slim
425 words, approx. 1 pages
Analysis of the character Slim from Of Mice and Men, a novel by John Steinbeck. Maintains that Slim in addition to being the protagonist, was the hero of the American novel.
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Essay Grade: 81%
Of Mice and Men
398 words, approx. 1 pages
This essay is about the book "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. It compares the book to pessimism.
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Essay Grade: 81%
How the Novel Of Mice and Men Relates to Today's Society
370 words, approx. 1 pages
Discusses the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinback. Examines the major themes in the book. Compares the strugges of characters in the book to those faced by people in today's society.
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Essay Grade: 75%
Of Mice and Men
368 words, approx. 1 pages
Of Mice and Men, by John Stienbeck, is an excellent novel with a compelling storyline that hold the readers' attention. There are many hidden messages within the theme.
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Essay Grade: 83%
Of Mice and Men and To a Mouse: A Comparison
362 words, approx. 1 pages
Compares the novel "Of Mice and Men," by John Steinbeck, to Robert Burns' poem "To a Mouse." Considers the significance, in each case, of the mouse.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Comparison between a Poem and "Of Mice and Men"
360 words, approx. 1 pages
Essay compares a poem to the story "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 90%
Two Major Changes in Main Character in "Of Mice and Men"
338 words, approx. 1 pages
Essay describes two major changes in the main character of the novel "Of Mice and Men" by Susan Van Kirk.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Loneliness and Friendship in "Of Mice and Men"
330 words, approx. 1 pages
It is an essay on the aspects of loneliness and friendship in "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 81%
Of Mica and Men
322 words, approx. 1 pages
Discusses the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Describes the common dreams that many of the characters share.
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Essay Grade: 85%
Of Mice and Men
312 words, approx. 1 pages
Discusses the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 88%
"Of Mice and Men": Friendship Theme
306 words, approx. 1 pages
Focuses on the theme of friendship in John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men".
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Essay Grade: 75%
Of Mice and Men
296 words, approx. 1 pages
A review of John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men and how it relates to how people lived during the Great Depression.
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Essay Grade: 75%
Why George Is a Good Friend to Lennie Even Though He Seems to Be Inhumane
288 words, approx. 1 pages
In the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, George is a good friend to Lennie although he may seem to be inhumane because he kills Lennie at the end of the novel.
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Essay Grade: 88%
The Ending of the Story "Of Mice and Men"
276 words, approx. 1 pages
Essay gives my personal opinion of the end of the book "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 83%
An Ethical Dilemma in Of Mice and Men
270 words, approx. 1 pages
John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men shows an example of an ethical dilemma in which one must decide between right and wrong. In this example, George decides between killing Lennie or allowing him to face justice for unwittingly committing murder. George's decision to kill Lennie was wrong, despite the intentions behind his action.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Character Analysis of Slim in "Of Mice and Men"
270 words, approx. 1 pages
Essay consists of a character analysis of Slim from John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 86%
Animal Similes and Metaphors in "Of Mice and Men"
269 words, approx. 1 pages
John Steinbeck uses animal similes and metaphors in "Of Mice and Men" to describe the character of Lennie. Lennie is first described as a dog, then a sheep, and then finally a bear.
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Essay Grade: 75%
Of Mice and Men
260 words, approx. 1 pages
A book review of John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men, a suspenseful story with a shocking ending.
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Essay Grade: 86%
Writing Style in "Of Mice and Men"
219 words, approx. 1 pages
It is about two styles Steinbeck uses in "Of Mice and Men." They are perspectives of the characters and foreshadowing.
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Essay Grade: 85%
Of Mice and Men: George and Lennie
211 words, approx. 1 pages
Essay examines if George needs Lennie more or vice versa in the novel "Of Mice and Men."
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Essay Grade: 83%
Lennie's Strength Is His Own Enemy
209 words, approx. 1 pages
Essay is about how Lennie's strength can benefit him as well as to hurt him in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
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Essay Grade: 83%
The Right Thing? George's Actions in "Of Mice and Men"
170 words, approx. 1 pages
Opinion essay regarding "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, answering the question of whether George did the right thing by killing Lennie.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Analysis of Animal Imagery in "Of Mice and Men"
170 words, approx. 1 pages
In the book "Of Mice and Men," Steinbeck incorporates animals to help introduce the characters and setting.

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