Title of Paper : Essay on "Of Mice and Men"
Grade Received on Report : 96%
In the novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck uses stereotypes and discrimination to convey a message
of how the characters feel. A lot of the stereotypes and clichés are just common beliefs of the times, but a
few are situational. To quote a quite distinguished reader, "Characters are ‘trapped’- either by what others
think of them, or by their
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book, p.25. This is another unusual stereotype. Because it seems like nothing, the reader doesn’t get
it unless they think about it. It sounds like no big deal at first, but to be called a liar and a cheat is a very
heavy feeling to bear.
Stereotypes make up a lot of this novel. If someone took out the stereotypical statements, the
symbolism and "the dream", what they’d have left are page numbers.