Fiction Essay Examples

Of Mice and Men Main Question

The question we are focussing on throughout the whole essay, which is the main theme, is whether Curley’s wife is a victim in the story or a tramp. The two different sides of Curley’s wife are hard to determine in Steinbeck’s ‘Mice and Men’, as she tends to swap roles from time to time. At… View Article

Prose Text Assignment Of Mice and Men

‘Of Mice and Men’ is about two basic needs – the need for companionship and the need to have something to look forward to. I agree the above statement, all of the characters in the story all experience some form of loneliness. Every one of the characters has a different dream in each one is… View Article

Loneliness in Of Mice And Men

John Steinbeck wrote Of Mice And Men in 1937. The story is about two men called George and Lennie. They travelled together from ranch to ranch looking for a job. Lennie is a big and he is dumb. They had travelled together for a long time. The story Of Mice and Men is set in… View Article

The complex relationship between George Milton and Lennie Small

Using the book “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, I shall illustrate how Steinbeck explores the complex relationship between George Milton and Lennie Small. Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” deals with the plight of migrant labourers in California during the Great Depression, with the focus on two random migrant workers, George and Lennie. Lennie… View Article

Loneliness is an important theme in ‘Of Mice and Men’

In ‘Of Mice and Men’, there are three lonely characters. Candy, Crooks and Curleys wife. The novel is set in the 1930’s, and shows you what living conditions certain people were under. Candy is an old man, who has been working on the ranch, for years. He’s got his hand cut, by accident, and since… View Article

What is the relevance of Nature and Light/Darkness in Of Mice and Men?

Nature and Light are major themes in the novella, Of Mice and Men. John Steinbeck uses many writing techniques including metaphors to depict characters or scenery with certain attributes. Nature is generally used to provide an in depth description or interpretation whereas light is employed in order to provide the tone of the scene. At… View Article

The book “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck wrote the book “Of Mice and Men” in 1936 after Wall Street crashed in 1929 and overnight the great depression set in, in America. Everyone lost all their money after investing in the stock market and no one had any money and jobs because company collapsed due to the knock on affect of… View Article

The famous tale “Of Mice and Men”

John Stienbeck (Nobel Prize winner) said that all his writing had the underlying message that people “should try to understand each other.” This is particularly evident in the famous tale “Of Mice and Men”. In which two travelling farm workers are treated as scapegoats because they travel together and one is mentally disabled. This tale… View Article