. Great dust storms occurred, endangering the area even more and forcing people away. To a large extent, the novella 's ending is inevitable. Hardships and relationships never last but memories help us to make better decisions in the future. Farmers lost their jobs, families lost their homes, and businesses were closing daily.
Since Lennie was so retarded he did not grasp the things that were happening around him. Their dreams are shattered though, when Lennie, who doesn't know his own strength, gets in trouble. Consider allowing students to do this in the style of postings to social networking. Businesses lost much of their own capital which led to drastic wage cuts or lay offs, and in turn consumers curbed their spending and refrained from buying luxury goods. John Steinbeck captured the reality of this most difficult time. The American dream was no more, and the land of opportunity had become the land of misfortune.
It was written by John Steinbeck who himself was born in Salinas in 1902. Although it has evolved during the past couple of years, many individuals still strive to achieve it. Lennie and George were in that type of predicament. This can be done as a or in small groups. He can rassel grain bags, drive a cultivator. Steinbeck illustrates the different views and opinions of the social hierarchy in the ranch life.
The time that this story took place was during the Great Depression. The physical aspect of journey in this novel was the traveling — George and Lennie running away from Weed because of something Lennie had done, and trying to find work on another ranch. She's rude, selfish and sometimes viciously cruel. Culmination Have each group present its visual to the class. This was the beginning of the Great Depression. Unable to pay their creditors, many farmers lost their property and were forced to find other work.
I would like to give a comparison of George Milton and Lennie Small to the Great Depression. Suddenly, many citizens lost their jobs, homes, and money held in the banks. During the Great Depression money was very scarce. The Great Depression is comparable to Lennie and George's life. Lennie and George worked for ranches and also in the fields. Several hundred thousand people fled North and West during the 1930s.
He was actually only of average intelligence. Steinbeck criticises this as these ranch workers were given few opportunities. Therefore, indicates the lack of identity the habitants have. In addition I will acknowledge the social and economic situation of the time, the Great Depression. Surviving banks were unsure of the economic situation and concerned for their own survival so they stopped being as willing to create new loans.
After World War One many countries struggled to pay their war debts and reparations as Europe began to rebuild. People were in search of jobs as migrant workers for fruit and vegetable fields. I would like to give a comparison of George Milton and Lennie Small to the Great Depression. The novel is now considered by many to be a great American novel, but few fully understand the writing and purpose of the novel. He wrote through fiction and tragedy about what he knew and what affected him personally. Of Mice and Men reflects the Great Depression Era by presenting the storyline in the agricultural setting of 1930s California, describing the hardships of migrant field workers, and mentioning the dreams and goals of various characters.
Early in the century many people were migrating to California, and many were trying to succeed in farming. George would then have to try to get Lennie out of the current predicament. They hope to one day attain their shared dream of settling down on their own piece of land. Connection to Of Mice and Men One of the strongest connections between the Great Depression and Steinbeck's novel is how the need to find work is a challenging one. Various characters have dreams that they use to escape loneliness.