Candys Dog

In “Of Mice and Men”, Steinbeck uses a variety of techniques to create tension during the incident with Candy’s dog. Firstly, he uses short, sharp sentences to convey the sense of urgency and danger. For example, when George shoots the dog, Steinbeck writes: “He fired two shots. The first one missed completely. The second one … Read more

Of Mice And Men Names

Names are significant in Of Mice and Men for a number of reasons. First, they help to establish the setting of the story which is during the Great Depression. This is evident in the names of the characters such as George, Lennie, Curley, and Slim. These names are not particularly unique or interesting, but they … Read more

What Happened In Weed

What do you think happened in Weed, when John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men was set? The story is set during the Great Depression, in a small town in California. Two men, George and Lennie, are on the run from their previous job, where Lennie got into trouble. They end up in Weed, where they … Read more