Of Mice and Men Quotes by John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men Themes Loneliness
Of Mice and Men
All rights reserved. Of Mice and Men Quotes See more famous quotes from literature. Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes. That's all you can ever remember is them rabbits. They had walked in single file down the path, and even in the open one stayed behind the other. Both were dressed in denim trousers and in denim coats with brass buttons. Both wore black, shapeless
Of Mice and Men is a novel by John Steinbeck. This tragedy was first published in The story is told from the third-person omniscient point-of-view. Here are a few quotes from Of Mice and Men. Share Flipboard Email.
Toward the end of Section 1 , before George and Lennie reach the ranch, they camp for the night in a beautiful clearing and George assures Lennie of their special relationship. In this passage, George explains their friendship, which forms the heart of the work. In Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck idealizes male friendships, suggesting that they are the most dignified and satisfying way to overcome the loneliness that pervades the world. Here, George relates that loneliness is responsible for much of that suffering, a theory supported by many of the secondary characters. Human beings, the book suggests, are at their best when they have someone else to look to for guidance and protection.
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They got no family. They don't belong no place. With us it ain't like that. We got a future. We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us. We don't have to sit in no bar room blowin' in our jack jus' because we got no place else to go. If them other guys gets in jail they can rot for all anybody gives a damn.
Quote 1: "Evening of a hot day started the little wind to moving among the leaves. The shade climbed up the hills toward the top. On the sand banks the rabbits sat as quietly as little gray, sculptured stones. Quote 2: " Quote 4: "Slowly, like a terrier who doesn't want to bring a ball to its master, Lennie approached, drew back, approached again. Quote 5: "'Well, we ain't got any,' George exploded.