Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck?

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck? Topic: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck?
May 24, 2019 / By Starr
Question: i kinda need help on my Of Mice And Men homework. i didn't get a chance to finish the book and my homework is due tomorrow. i only need help on this question: Who influences Lennie and how do they influence him? thanks :]
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Purdie Purdie | 9 days ago
i rekon george is a big influece on lennie because he tells him right from wrong and helps him because his too dumb to figure out what to do. George has also taken care of Lennie pretty much his whole life ad their best friends so yeah thats prob why his a big influence on him. I hated that book but we had to read it for english, thenwatch the movie....twice! it sucked, have fun! Oh and in the end (coz u havent finished it) Lennie kills curlys wife and runs away and George follows him and shoots him coz he wouldve been killed by the utha guys anyway! Gud luck xx
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Purdie Originally Answered: Of Mice and Men.?
All the characters have dreams: George and Lennie: to be self sufficient by living 'off the fatta the lan'' Curley's Wife: to make something of herself/ to be an actress/ to be recognised/ to be respected in society Crooks: to be accepted in society (although he claims to have given up on dreams) Candy: to not die alone/ to live with George and Lennie These dreams represent the dreams of people at the time when the book was written (i.e. during The Depression). Dreams were important because they provided people with hope and they allowed them to momentarily escape from reality. it enabled them to have something to work for and to look to the future. However, the point Steinbeck was trying to make was that dreams do not come true, hence the name 'Of Mice and Men'*. *The name 'Of Mice and Men' comes from a line in Robert Burn's poem 'To a Mouse' which talks about how dreams go askew, leaving us with 'grief an' pain' instead of joy.
Purdie Originally Answered: Of Mice and Men.?
everyone in the whole book has dreams: Lenny- To get a little house with Geroge and 'tendin the rabbits' George- live off the fatta the lan' with Lennie. Candy- (also adapts to the house dream) once his dog is killed Curleys wife- Wants to be a famous movie star ... you see? This keeps them all going forwards ... even though deep down they kinda already know it'll never happen.

Mckenna Mckenna
Here are a few of the numerous free on line resources that can help you with your study of this novel, most of which analyze the story, discuss themes and symbolism and other literary devices, and give character sketches. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/micemen/ http://www.gradesaver.com/classicnotes/titles/miceandmen http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Belmont_HS/mice/ http://www.universalteacher.org.uk/prose/ofmiceandmen.htm http://classiclit.about.com/od/ofmiceandmensteinbeck/a/aa_ofmicequotes.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Of_Mice_and_Men_in_popular_culture
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Laurinda Laurinda
www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize find the book and it tells you the story in the shorter version using pictures
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Laurinda Originally Answered: Of Mice and Men? HElP!?
George shot lennie because if he didn't lennie would rot in jail. Due to his mental limit of thinking lennie would of died in jail and would probably go insane .because lennie killed curle'ys wife there was nothing for lennie to do. he couldn't run away into the mountains like he says because he would surely dieEvidencee of this is explained in the first chapter where when drinking out of the river lennie disregarded if it was contaminated and just drank. lennie needs george to survive. Also due to that fact that Curley wants to shoot him in the guts. this wouldcausee Lennie to go in great pain and for lennie not to suffer that george had to shoot him. The shooting of lennie was in is well beingbecausee if george didn't shot him he would suffer great pain.
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