For a critical Christian response to these claims, see: The ancient polytheistic religions of Egypt, Persia, Babylonia and eventually Rome increasingly consolidated their pantheons of deities under a single primary god, usually a Sun-god. Humans could choose between good light or evil darkness and on judgment day be sent to Heaven or Hell based on their choices.
Candy is old, has lost the one or two last hopes in his life his dog and the dream. She has no name and no-one cares what it is.
George has to carry the burden of killing his best friend. I mean, no matter how much of a challenge he was, we all know they would do anything for each other. There would be lots of social prejudice against him. I have to say, I feel uncomfortable when people say he is a "danger", because if he had had the right kind of support i.
Everybody forgets Curly because they are busy painting him as the villain and feeling sorry for everybody else. For those who feel sorry for the characters whose dreams are shattered - how much worse to not have dreams and to make yourself something you want others to fear because you have no dreams - that is Curley!
No, let us remember to feel sympathy for the bully who is only the bully because his life has dictated the path. He is the villain of the piece because the writer has not allowed us to see the sympathy that we could feel for him.
Nevertheless this is the character who also has no friends and suffers. Both have to accept the harsh reality that their american dream which keeps them going is not sumountable. I cant feel any sympathy for Curleys wife, mainly due to the fact she is so self obsessed.
Her denial is at most pitiful.
Any sympathy i did have for her was lost when in crooks barn, she uses her social position in the farm to talk down to Crooks, George, and Curley; including threatening to have Crooks hanged. While George treats Lennie better than anyone else in the book, even he occasionally lapses into cruelty out of boredom with the speed at which Lennie processes the world, and the simple terms he understands his role in.
I gotta tell you again, do I? He lives in a world with little patience or use for a man like him, a world not content to let him be, a World that uses him until he becomes a nuisance and then discards him.
George uses him, talks up his strength and abilities to get them hired, then leaves him to his own devices.
When she is found dead Candy curses over her dead body showing contempt for her very existence.Before I get things going, I must tell you there is a reason why this story ‘Of Mice and Men’ is called ‘Of Mice and Men’ and it’s all because of a Scottish poem named ‘To a Mouse’ by Robert Burns.
Motionless In White. An industrial city situated in Northeastern Pennsylvania, you could say Scranton quietly prides itself on a tried-and-true Rust Belt blue-collar work ethic. The table below presents an abbreviated geologic time scale, with times and events germane to this essay.
Please refer to a complete geologic time scale when this one seems inadequate. Hi Kameron, Thanks! I just read your post, Truth, Damned Truth, and Statistics, and all I can say is, “ditto.”With your permission, I’d like to reblog it on A Shrink for Men.
I’ve never reposted anyone’s blog before, so this is a first for me.
College English 9 – Interdisciplinary Project – Term Two Empathy and Human Rights in “Of Mice and Men” Human rights are founded on the notion that all human beings are born free and equal, regardless of race, age, class, or gender.
Finding food is a necessary survival skill, but so is avoiding pain. Research using mice showed that being hungry activates a neural pathway that inhibits the perception of and response to chronic.