Societal Problems In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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“Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for” (Bob Marley). The novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, was set in the Great depression. In the novel George has to deal with Lenny every single day and it’s not easy, but he loves him and he just has to accept that Lenny is part of his life. In this book, society was frustrating. People were very sexist, and instead of coming together and helping each other everyone kept to themselves this is also known as isolation. Also, during this time people who suffered from mental and physical disabilities were often isolated and faced discrimination. Steinbeck identifies many societal problems during the Great Depression, and brings them to light in his novella Of Mice and Men.
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Is that people have a tough time accepting everyone else when they can't even accept themselves. People give lenny a hard time because everyone want someone to take their anger out on. And lenny is the perfect one because he makes lots mistakes and it’s easy for people to take advantage of that. People during this time were jerks. They treated lenny so poorly. But he couldn't help it he was born that way. Lenny belongs in a different time where society understand him better.

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People kept to themselves, And their families if they had them. I think at the time they didn't realize that everyone was in the same boat. If they would have realized that they could have worked together and maybe those times wouldn't have been so depressing. People during this time worked any jobs they could find because work was scarce. so they're really wasn't any jobs close to home which is why they were so lonely no time for family or friends. People in this time also weren't making much money so they always struggle and have stuff on their minds. They didn't even know if they would have food for

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