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Topics: Great Depression, John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men Pages: 1 (365 words) Published: April 7, 2011
Someone once said that “Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure” In our society this would mean that people become wiser and more experienced through failure. Some people believe otherwise, bad experiences may make people believe that they should be bad because they don’t want to learn what’s wrong from right. Two literatures that relate to this quote are To Kill A Mocking Bird by: Harper Lee and Of Mice And Men by: John Steinbeck . In the novel To Kill A Mocking Bird the main character Atticus. He is asked to defend an innocent man (who’s hated by society) who declares that he is a guilty man. Tom Robinson is an African American male who is accused of raping a white female. He is automatically pressured into being guilty because of his race though, Atticus who is a man of great novelty took the case and tried his hardest to prove Tom innocent. Knowing that people wouldn’t accept him because he is an African American, Atticus still tried. Another piece of literature that can pursue this quote is Of Mice And Men Steinbeck uses mood, tone and setting to prove Lenny and Georges fate to show what was going to happen every time Lenny has touched a mouse. George is stubborn and inpatient and doesn’t want to take the time to teach Lenny to pet a mouse without killing it, throughout time George finally decides to help him though Lenny has to learn from his failure and overcome his bad experience with petting furry things without killing them, Lenny Learns to be gentle and soft to furry animals and has become more wiser through his experience. We can see how a person reading these two pieces of literatures can pursue the quote “Good people are good because they’ve come to the wisdom through failure” People can’t always become wiser through their failures but when they realize that they have failed in something they become wiser and more considerate in their mistakes and even realize that it’s ok to make mistakes because we...
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