Marginalization In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men
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As Werley Nortreus once stated “This world that we live in would be perfect if there were less prejudice and people who think they are better than others.” These words help show the struggles Crooks went through in John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. Crooks is not respected on the ranch because of his skin color. Marginalization is a problem Crooks faces emotionally,mentally, and physically throughout the whole book.
Crooks physical appearance makes it harder for him get the money and supplies he needs to live. Because of Crooks skin color, and the time this book is set in, he was not allowed to do many of the jobs the white men can do. “...and being a stable buck and cripple. he was more permanent than the other men”(Steinbeck 67). If Crooks