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Of Mice and Men, Terms and Themes
Societal norms
Disempower
Idealize
Idyllic
behavior expections when people are members of a group or soc…
take away power
thinking of somebody or something as being better than they o…
peaceful, simple, beautiful location
Societal norms
behavior expections when people are members of a group or soc…
Disempower
take away power
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Of Mice and Men themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
Of Mice and Men- Themes
Every action has an equal and opposite…
Foreshadowing
All work and no fun
Dream
"splashes; rings widened across the pool"
"OK! Now you listen and this time you got to remember so we d…
"I like beans with ketchup" "Well, we ain't got no ketchup"
"An' live off the fatta the lan'"
Every action has an equal and opposite…
"splashes; rings widened across the pool"
Foreshadowing
"OK! Now you listen and this time you got to remember so we d…
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Of Mice and Men quotes and themes.
Theme 1
Theme 2
Theme 3
Theme 4
Racism
Friendship
The American Dream
The Great Depression
Theme 1
Racism
Theme 2
Friendship
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OF MICE AND MEN Themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice and Men Themes Quiz
"O.K. Someday—we're gonna get the jack…
Sure," said George. "All kin's a veget…
They fell into a silence. They looked…
"I seen hunderds of men come by on the…
Dream- what's going to be on the ranch
Dreams- tells L. what they will grow/produce
Dreams- their dream really might come true
Dreams-every ranch hand has this dream but never make it come…
"O.K. Someday—we're gonna get the jack…
Dream- what's going to be on the ranch
Sure," said George. "All kin's a veget…
Dreams- tells L. what they will grow/produce
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Of Mice and Men themes Cam
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice and Men Themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice and Men Themes
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Friendship
Innocence
The Impossibility of The American Dream
George and Lennie dream of owning a farm but don't get very f…
Of Mice and Men is a great example of a beautiful male friend…
Lennie's mental disability makes him into a child, with a chi…
Most of the Characters in Of Mice and Men admit, at one point…
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
George and Lennie dream of owning a farm but don't get very f…
Friendship
Of Mice and Men is a great example of a beautiful male friend…
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Of Mice and Men Themes
Friendship
Isolation
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Innocence vs. Cruelty/Violence
George and Lennie... Slim and George
Crooks is isolated because his room is separated from the res…
George/Lennie/Candy: to get land, a place to live, and rabbits
Lennie vs. Curley... Puppy vs. Lennie
Friendship
George and Lennie... Slim and George
Isolation
Crooks is isolated because his room is separated from the res…
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Of Mice and Men Themes
Loneliness
Power
American Dream
Dreams
"Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world."
"I'll tell you when, Lennie"
"Buy a couple of acres"
"Live of the fatta the lan'"
Loneliness
"Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world."
Power
"I'll tell you when, Lennie"
Of Mice and Men themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice and Men Themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Themes in Of Mice and Men
Loneliness
Black rights
Power
Friendship
Loneliness
Black rights
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Themes in Of Mice and Men
plot
theme
themes in OMAM
injustice
the story - what happens in a novel or play
the ideas being explored by the author through the plot
friendship, loneliness, dreams, injustice, the working man
unfairness (when something is unjust)
plot
the story - what happens in a novel or play
theme
the ideas being explored by the author through the plot
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Of Mice and Men Themes/Symbols
Failure of the American Dream
Loneliness
Candy's Dog
George quote
Theme shown by having the idea and almost all of the assets t…
Theme shown by having several characters looking for friendsh…
Shot by Carlson; represents what happens when you are no long…
"Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
Failure of the American Dream
Theme shown by having the idea and almost all of the assets t…
Loneliness
Theme shown by having several characters looking for friendsh…
Of Mice and Men themes Cam
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice and Men Developing Themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice And Men Themes And Extracts
Friendship
Hopes and Dreams
Loneliness
Hostility
Pg 30-34- Lennie threatens to leave... Pg 146-149- George shoots…
Pg 30-34- George tells Lennie the story for the first time... Pg…
Pg 40-43- Meets Curley, learns about ranch life... Pg 98-105- Le…
Pg 90-92- Curley attacks Lennie... Pg 46-47- Meet Curley for the…
Friendship
Pg 30-34- Lennie threatens to leave... Pg 146-149- George shoots…
Hopes and Dreams
Pg 30-34- George tells Lennie the story for the first time... Pg…
Of Mice and Men - Themes
Loneliness and Isolation
Prejudice
Women
Dreams
1. "They got no family"... 2. "Susy's place" - for companionship…
1. Crooks is given "hell" and is either picked on or ignored…
Curley's wife: Lonely and fustrated, uses her sexuality for h…
People on a ranch go nowhere... 1. Most men "blow their stake" a…
Loneliness and Isolation
1. "They got no family"... 2. "Susy's place" - for companionship…
Prejudice
1. Crooks is given "hell" and is either picked on or ignored…
Of Mice and Men - Themes
Broken Plans
The American Dream
My Brother's Keeper
The Weak and the Strong
Lennie touched girl's dress and plans to keep job and get far…
Lennie and George wanting own freedom and place to live
George taking care of Lennie
Lennie snapping mice's necks, Lennie crushing Curley's hand
Broken Plans
Lennie touched girl's dress and plans to keep job and get far…
The American Dream
Lennie and George wanting own freedom and place to live
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Themes of mice and men
violence
Isolation
Friendship
Prejudice
-John Steinbeck is highlighting the frequency of violence and…
-Steinbeck shows us that isolation can cause a person to chan…
-Steinback highlights the importance of friendship between Ge…
-Steinbeck highlights the prevalence of prejudice on the ranc…
violence
-John Steinbeck is highlighting the frequency of violence and…
Isolation
-Steinbeck shows us that isolation can cause a person to chan…
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Of Mice and Men - Themes
Loneliness and Isolation
Prejudice
Women
Dreams
1. "They got no family"... 2. "Susy's place" - for companionship…
1. Crooks is given "hell" and is either picked on or ignored…
Curley's wife: Lonely and fustrated, uses her sexuality for h…
People on a ranch go nowhere... 1. Most men "blow their stake" a…
Loneliness and Isolation
1. "They got no family"... 2. "Susy's place" - for companionship…
Prejudice
1. Crooks is given "hell" and is either picked on or ignored…
Of Mice and Men Themes
Dreams
Friendship/Loneliness
Disability
Power
'live off the fatta the lan'... 'I got you...you got me' - there…
Slim says 'kinda funny' how travel together ... Despite George's…
Lennie mental disability = like child, pre-moral ... -'nothing…
Although physically strong e.g. 'paw' but like a 'kid'. Relie…
Dreams
'live off the fatta the lan'... 'I got you...you got me' - there…
Friendship/Loneliness
Slim says 'kinda funny' how travel together ... Despite George's…
Of Mice and Men themes
Loneliness
Authority
Nature
Violence
Humans need connections
Humans struggle for power over others
Humans are alienated from the land
Humans' lives are often violent
Loneliness
Humans need connections
Authority
Humans struggle for power over others
Of Mice and Men Themes
"O.K. Someday—we're gonna get the jack…
Sure," said George. "All kin's a veget…
They fell into a silence. They looked…
"I seen hunderds of men come by on the…
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans- On what's going to be on the ranch
Dreams- tells Lennie what they will grow/produce
Dreams- their dream really might come true
Dreams-every ranch hand has this dream but never make it come…
"O.K. Someday—we're gonna get the jack…
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans- On what's going to be on the ranch
Sure," said George. "All kin's a veget…
Dreams- tells Lennie what they will grow/produce
Of mice and men themes
John Steinbeck
The American Dream
Death of a dream
The depression
A book, telling the story of Arthur and his knights of the ro…
People emmigrate from Europe to America. Anyone who worked ha…
The american dream survived until late 1920's. No more virgin…
Wall street crash in 1929. The new york stock exchange collap…
John Steinbeck
A book, telling the story of Arthur and his knights of the ro…
The American Dream
People emmigrate from Europe to America. Anyone who worked ha…
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Of mice and men - themes
The American Dream
Human fragility
Dreams and Reality
Pessimism or optimism
All the migrants in America had to keep moving and only worke…
Humanity is small and fragile in comparison with the forces t…
Most dreams are of individuality and independence and it is o…
The ending is very unhappy however George's care for Lennie,…
The American Dream
All the migrants in America had to keep moving and only worke…
Human fragility
Humanity is small and fragile in comparison with the forces t…
Themes of Mice and Men
American Dream
Mercy Killing
Loneliness VS Human Bond
Innocence us. reality
What is it? Who achieves it?
Right or wrong
...
...
American Dream
What is it? Who achieves it?
Mercy Killing
Right or wrong
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Of mice and men-themes
Guys like us are the loneliest guys in…
I shoulda let no stranger shoot my dog
I coulda been in the pictures, I could…
We can still get that place can't we G…
Loneliness
Dreams
Dreams
Dreams
Guys like us are the loneliest guys in…
Loneliness
I shoulda let no stranger shoot my dog
Dreams
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Of mice and men - themes
The American Dream
Human fragility
Dreams and Reality
Pessimism or optimism
All the migrants in America had to keep moving and only worke…
Humanity is small and fragile in comparison with the forces t…
Most dreams are of individuality and independence and it is o…
The ending is very unhappy however George's care for Lennie,…
The American Dream
All the migrants in America had to keep moving and only worke…
Human fragility
Humanity is small and fragile in comparison with the forces t…
Of Mice and Men Themes
Loneliness
The American Dream
Fate
Innocence
Curley's Wife is so lonely she goes to the other men in the b…
George and Lennie dream of owning a farm with rabbits and gro…
Just when it appears that George and Lennie will get their fa…
Lennie's innocent when he kills the nice, the puppy and Curle…
Loneliness
Curley's Wife is so lonely she goes to the other men in the b…
The American Dream
George and Lennie dream of owning a farm with rabbits and gro…
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Themes Of Mice and Men
Dreams
Friendship
Innocence
American Dream
Curleys wife wants to go into film
Lennie is willing to sacrifice ketchup for George
Lennie has a mental disability that makes him act childish
Crooks wants to be looked upon as socially equal because of r…
Dreams
Curleys wife wants to go into film
Friendship
Lennie is willing to sacrifice ketchup for George
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Of Mice and Men Themes
Loneliness
Power
American Dream
Dreams
"Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world."
"I'll tell you when, Lennie"
"Buy a couple of acres"
"Live of the fatta the lan'"
Loneliness
"Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world."
Power
"I'll tell you when, Lennie"
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Of Mice and Men Themes
pride and dignity
american dream
loneliness
friendship
George-to stand up to Curley for Lennie , Candy to stand up t…
Lennie, George & Candy's dream to have their own farm , Curle…
George, Candy, Curley's wife & Crooks
between: George & Lennie , George & Slim , Candy & his dog
pride and dignity
George-to stand up to Curley for Lennie , Candy to stand up t…
american dream
Lennie, George & Candy's dream to have their own farm , Curle…
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Of mice and men themes
Prejudice
Prejudice
Prejudice
Prejudice
Crooks, candy, curleys wife, and lennie are all descriminated…
Crooks suffers physical and verbal abuse because he is black
Crooks is segregated from other workers and isnt welcome in t…
Crooks believes his position in society is well below that of…
Prejudice
Crooks, candy, curleys wife, and lennie are all descriminated…
Prejudice
Crooks suffers physical and verbal abuse because he is black
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Of Mice and Men Themes
American Dream
Role Of Woman
Friendship between men
lonliness
Lennie and George have always wanted to have their own farm/…
Curly's wife's name is never mentioned
George and Lennies bond is special. They are loyal and care a…
Most men at the time the book takes place in live and provide…
American Dream
Lennie and George have always wanted to have their own farm/…
Role Of Woman
Curly's wife's name is never mentioned
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Of Mice and Men Themes
Friendship
Isolation
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Innocence vs. Cruelty/Violence
George and Lennie... Slim and George
Crooks is isolated because his room is separated from the res…
George/Lennie/Candy: to get land, a place to live, and rabbits
Lennie vs. Curley... Puppy vs. Lennie
Friendship
George and Lennie... Slim and George
Isolation
Crooks is isolated because his room is separated from the res…
Of mice and men themes/title
Themes
Loneliness
Barriers
Powerlessness
Loneliness, barriers, powerlessness, responsibility for other…
Lennie and George are not lonely. Crooks is lonely because of…
Even though we need people, Rejection can happen. Rejection c…
Lennie- physically powerful (strong) intellectually powerless…
Themes
Loneliness, barriers, powerlessness, responsibility for other…
Loneliness
Lennie and George are not lonely. Crooks is lonely because of…
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Themes for of mice and men
1
2
3
4
Dreams and goals
Moral responsibility
Loneliness
Friendship/ loyalty
1
Dreams and goals
2
Moral responsibility
Of Mice and Men - Themes & Symbols
Loneliness
Friendship
Dreams:
Rabbits:
A common or universal theme throughout literature is the idea…
As a migrant worker bouncing from ranch to ranch most men did…
Throughout the novel the repetition of Lennie reciting their…
In the novel Lennie is obsessed with anything soft and fuzzy.…
Loneliness
A common or universal theme throughout literature is the idea…
Friendship
As a migrant worker bouncing from ranch to ranch most men did…
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Of Mice and Men themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
Of Mice and Men Idioms & Themes
balony
booby hatch
took a powder
went with shows
nonsense
insane asylum; a place designed to house people who are menta…
left
been an entertainer on the stage.
balony
nonsense
booby hatch
insane asylum; a place designed to house people who are menta…
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Of Mice and Men quotes and themes.
Theme 1
Theme 2
Theme 3
Theme 4
Racism
Friendship
The American Dream
The Great Depression
Theme 1
Racism
Theme 2
Friendship
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Themes for of mice and men
"I could get along so easy and so nice…
"When I think of the swell time I coul…
"That's a hell of an old dog"... "Yeah. I…
...a thin young man with a brown face,…
Idealism vs. Realism... In this quote we see a glimpse of George…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see that although G…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see an old man who…
Power vs. powerless... In this quote we meet the ranch owner's s…
"I could get along so easy and so nice…
Idealism vs. Realism... In this quote we see a glimpse of George…
"When I think of the swell time I coul…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see that although G…
Themes in of mice and men
Friendship
Isolation
Dreams, Hopes, and plans
Innocence vs. cruelty/violence
George and lennie, George and slim
Crooks is isolated from everyone else, Curleys wife
George has a dream to own a farm... Curleys wife to be an actress
lennie and curley, lennie and the puppies
Friendship
George and lennie, George and slim
Isolation
Crooks is isolated from everyone else, Curleys wife
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Of mice and men themes wollaston
they left all the weak ones behind
I never have no one one to talk to
we will live off the fatta of the lan
I get awfully lonely
discrimination
loneliness
dreams
loneliness
they left all the weak ones behind
discrimination
I never have no one one to talk to
loneliness
Of Mice and Men quotes and themes
Friendship
Isolation
Innocence
American dream
friendship is dangerous. when a character gets close to anoth…
connected with the great depression. Its better to be isolate…
because of Lennies mental illness he is a child therefore, in…
Agrarianism
Friendship
friendship is dangerous. when a character gets close to anoth…
Isolation
connected with the great depression. Its better to be isolate…
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of mice and men character/themes
Curley
Curley's wife
Candy
Slim
-flat character: attitude and actions do not change... -antagoni…
Labeled as a tart but people do not realize that she is lonel…
-old, disabled... -observant... -perceptive... -lonely
respected, respectable, trustworthy, compassionate, understan…
Curley
-flat character: attitude and actions do not change... -antagoni…
Curley's wife
Labeled as a tart but people do not realize that she is lonel…
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Of mice and men theme quotes
Nature vs Nurture
Violence and conflict
Prejudice
Hopes and dreams
Crooks - made cruel by own prejudice ... 's'pose'... 'pressed on wi…
G + L - even though they are friends, there is violence... 'gi'm…
Curleys wife - objectified + marginalised, not suited to ranc…
Lennie and george - essential for survival in harsh world of…
Nature vs Nurture
Crooks - made cruel by own prejudice ... 's'pose'... 'pressed on wi…
Violence and conflict
G + L - even though they are friends, there is violence... 'gi'm…
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