George Essay Examples

Eva Smith’s Diary

  George maintains his game-playing and point-scoring with Martha by assuming a teacher-like tone, while Martha is the pupil. He explains that the chromosome business is “very simple, Martha”, patronising her like she’s a child, again continuing the games. George belittles her, implying she’s a monster with a ravenous, almost sexual, appetite that “eats [chromosomes]…… View Article

Does george want to leave lennie?

I do not take for granted that George if truth be told meant what he said, he basically let himself carried from his own bad temper and the sensations that he was feeling at that time. This can be seen through the lines of page 30. At a certain point Lennie babyishly says that as… View Article

Discuss the ways in which Jonathon Swift

  He says that men wouldn’t ‘offer to beat or kick [their wives] during their time of pregnancy for fear of a miscarriage’. Orwell’s writing is about death, a topic that would not usually have been discussed in the conversational manner he uses. The use of hyperbole in Swift’s writing adds to the sense of… View Article

Discuss the importance of dreams

He compares them with other people who had dreams of owning a farm. “I see hundred of men come by on the road an’ on the ranches … ; an’ every damn one of ’em got a little piece of land in his head. An’ never God damn one of ’em ever gets it. ”… View Article

Lennie Small

During the early 19th century America went through something remembered as the ‘Great Depression. ’ It struck millions of people who became victims of ageism, racism, prejudice, isolation, poverty and unemployment. Where some lost hope, some were motivated by their ambitions known as the ‘American Dream. ’ In this essay I will be looking at… View Article

Critical response – Of mice and men

Within The novel “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck the reader is presented with a selection of sad, lonely individuals who have no families. As soon as the novel starts, the author creates a picture of the surroundings in the reader’s mind “the river drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep… View Article

Prequel to Of Mice and Men

  Said George.. ”The must beautiful woman ive ever seen in my sad and lonely life”, answered Jackson. Jackson paused for a moment and stared, ”Quick come ‘ere”, said Jackson as he waved Lennie and George towards the door,. ”Set your eyes on that boys”. Lennie and George rushed to the door and peered out,… View Article

John Steinbeck

Introduction The American dream was created by James Truslow Adams in 1931, James Truslow Adams believed that the American dream was of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunities for each according to ability or achievement, the American dream was targeted at poor people who wanted… View Article

My essay of mice and mMen

In the novel Of Mice And Mice Lenny and George are on there travels to look for work but everything seems to go wrong Because Lenny can not control his anger or his strength and George is all ways there to get Lenny out of trouble but George treats Lenny like it his is own… View Article

Mice and Men

There are a number of characters in Of Mice and Men who have dreams of a better life. These characters include George, Lennie and Candy, who dream of a farm of their own, and Curley’s wife, who dreams of becoming a glamorous Hollywood actress. In this essay I will discuss their dreams and the effects… View Article

The war of the worlds

This essay has been written to compare similarities and differences in two fictional stories; “The Red Room” by H. G. Wells and extracts from “1984” by George Orwell and Winston’s experiences in the “Room 101”. Both of these stories have both distinct similarities and differences in writing style. The main similarities between the two are… View Article

Of Mice and men

Memories? Yeah, I’ve had plenty, seen men come an’ go on this ranch, so many I can’t hardly remember them, but two stick in my mind like it was only yesterday, but must be near on twenty years ago… oh I’m Slim, I lead the mule team, sure does beat busting a gut bucking barley…… View Article

What contribution does Slim make to ‘Of mice an men’

For my coursework I am going to analyse the character of Slim and say what contribution he makes in ‘Of Mice and Men’. I will describe what he says, what he does, what other people think of him and his relationship with the other ranch hands. We first meet Slim on page fifty five, this… View Article

Creative writing about George and Lennie

Stumbling through the wet grass the two came frantically running, looking behind them at every few strides, breathing hard, disturbing the green grass and disrupting the harmony of the birds sitting in trees chirping and whistling the final songs of the day, while dogs barked and people shouted far behind them. A voice could be… View Article

It was a bitter winter’s night

It was a bitter winter’s night and George was sitting in his big white house. George’s lapdog, Tony, was lying at his owner’s feet. His big pointy ears were jiggling and his huge forehead was creasing up as he breathed in and out. George was watching television. Although he was not really mentally capable of… View Article