H explored the ways in which society during the Great Depression not only had an effect in the economy but also the relationships people are in and who with.
He described how the effects of people's emotions cloud their judgement and the consequences they have to make.
The same way George has protected and guided Lennie throughout life, he now leads him into death.
George is confined by choice, and Lennie is freed by death.
As Steinbeck originally wrote the story as a play, there are lots of adverbs that help us to imagine how the characters act and react, which helps to establish their relationship in the opening chapter.
We can imagine that many of these adverbs were originally written as speech directions.
Analyze the symbols of John Steinbecks Of mice and men. How does the fate of Candy’s ancient dog reflect Lennie’s fate?
How have the dreams of each of the characters affected their present life? The symbolism of the Candys dog, Lennie accidently killing a puppy and George and Lennies dream of a farm are essential elements of the message of John Steinbecks Of mice and men.
After hearing this, he becomes bitter again and does not want to talk to anyone.
He feels lonely and has no friends(which is another way he is discriminated in this book).