Comparing Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Steinbeck uses the character of George and Lennie and other character to put across his idea about the relationship in America during that period. Also during 1930s American was prejudiced society, he thought that this prejudice was unfair. He used the character of Crooks to describe how prejudice people were. He did this by describing Crook’s room and how different character treats Crooks. In comparison to that ‘’the boy in striped pyjamas’’ by John Boyne, also deals with the same context of relationship and segregation between major characters. The way relationship is presented between this two novels is identical between some characters. In the novel Slim is a hero from a typical Cowboy movie as he ‘stood in the doorway’, show that he is ‘framed in a film’. Therefore this idea is developed as the passage carries on until he meets George with the trustful expression, As the novel continues, his…show more content…
He is called ‘Nigger’, which shows how racism is taken for granted. He is not allowed to socialize with other workers, other than playing ‘pitch horseshoe’. This suggest that Crooks was treated in an unfair way by ranchers. He has books, which show he is intelligent and educated and an old copy of the ‘California Civil Code’, which suggests he is concerned about his rights. Nonetheless, Lennie abruptly enter his room which Crooks really appreciate that. Crooks talks to Lennie openly and he says that ’’a guy gets too lonely an' he gets sick.” this shows how lonely Crooks is. Crooks reminds Lennie about his feelings by saying "S'pose you didn't have nobody. S'pose you couldn't go into the bunk house and play rummy 'cause you were black’’, which almost suggest that Crooks want Lennie to feel the same as he does. Ironically Lennie also talks to Crooks openly as he tells him about his ‘dream farm’ and ‘rabbits’ with
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