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4. Character Analysis ________
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The author of this novel is John Steinbeck was born in Salinas. A small rural California. His grandparents helped him to help write several books. Wrote in 1937 "Of Mice and Men" by the myth of the American dream. The place where the action takes place is the same place where the work, so it is a real space. Lennie's story represents a real man. Do not kill a woman in the book, but the foreman of the ranch where the author worked. But not die but he got into a madhouse. He stuck a pitchfork in the stomach because he angered to learn that the boss had fired his companion.
So the work is real, in a space too real.
The book wants to tell what was happening at the time, the myth of the American dream all worked hard to earn farm wages, and thereby save and buy themselves a farm, but all failed because when given the salary is spent on the feasts and drinks. And they were all alone. The difference in this work is that it wants to capture the lives of two at that time they have each other.
George and Lennie want to get to have his farm. George is someone normal if not for Lennie serious as others, and Lennie is deficient. Their bond of friendship and common ideal encourage them and give them meaning to their lives, and this distinguishes them from other workers, living in isolation and loneliness.
The publisher of this book is Vicens Vives, consists of 25 pages that differ the introduction, the story and work proposals.
The story is composed of seven chapters.
2. ARGUMENT AND ISSUES
The story is about two ranch hands. They have the American dream, which at that time all and none had succeeded. Lennie and George are unlike the others, because they have each other, and not as others who have only loneliness. Lennie is retarded and George looks after him. They have a ranch out because George had problems. And flee from there to go to another ranch. Lennie does not seek problems because they want to, are not wanting. He is like a child, and wants to have a ranch with George and care for rabbits because they are soft. And Lennie only helps him, but it helps you get into trouble. Because somehow you want, and it only has the. In the new ranch, have recurring problems. Because there is a woman on the ranch and is played with Lennie until he accidentally kills her. You have to escape because all ranch workers want to kill him. And George prefers to kill him before the others killed. So kill him, telling him to go to achieve their dream of having a ranch and so quietly dies. The story reflects the loneliness of that era and poverty, and the dreams of getting none. The book attempts to tell the problems and what was happening at the time.
The book consists of seven chapters, well structured which clearly differentiates the knot, the problem, and the outcome. Chapters are represented by Roman numerals. With 23 pages, where the structure of the book's introduction, the story of the book and the work proposal. The book's cover depicts two men appear to workers in the distance a house that looks like a ranch or farm. The men face is of concern. And we can imagine that this is Lennie and George. The introduction talks about the author, because he wrote the novel and dealing. Here's the story with pictures. And finally in the proposed work.
The main characters Lennie and George. George is a simple man, without resources or training, their entertainments are the letters or drink, and the house of brothels like most at the time. Lennie is mentally retarded who wants George always tells their projects. Dependent on each other. George looks after Lennie arme not problems, Lennie is someone big and strong high that helps George...