Power In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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In ‘Of Mice and Men’ John Steinbeck focused on the theme of power, which is presented in the novel ‘Of Mice and Men’ by how he links them with characters in the novel. The piece of fiction is set during The Great Depression, a time when powerful became more influential, inevitability and the weaker became more weaker as the stock market crashed as a result of the metaphoric hangover that proceeded the Roaring 20s. Steinbeck’s reason for writing ‘Of Mice and Men’ is because of The Great Depression impact towards the world and his persistence to tell the tale, leading to one of the world’s greatest books of all time along with its heavy themes and morals. Physical power can be seen through the protagonist, Lennie; who demonstrates a great amount
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