The novel 'of mice and men' was written by john steinbeck in 1936 it is set in the society of the 1920's the author sets up our perception of the character 'curley's wife' in a way that allows us to develop our understanding of her, and enables us to later decide how far we agree that she is an innocent and vulnerable victim, or a manipulator who deserves her fate. John steinbeck was born in california, in 1902 in california he lived the most of his life he always had jobs on farms during his highschool-years, or, as he was very much interested in science, helped out in local laboratories. You should make reference to language, form and structure how far do you agree with this view you must consider the context of the novel in your answer (total for question 6 = 40 marks) or he may show anger towards the body of curley’s wife but his last. The atmosphere is one of trying to find happiness despite the adversities of present despair the whole story takes place during the great depression in america (1930s) when work was scarce and.
Explore the way the writer presents the relationship between george and lennie in “of mice and men” of mice and men was written in the 1937 by john steinbeck, he other well know books as the grapes of wrath and east of eden, h also received a nobel prize for literature in 1962. Of mice and men there are a number of different novels that you can study for the literature exam (which leads to the exam paper being something of a novel itself) but for this website, we'll be revising of mice and men by john steinbeck. “with reference to the ways steinbeck presents curley’s wife’s dreams in extract 6 and elsewhere in the novel and candy’s dreams elsewhere in the novel, show how far you agree that these dreams could never come true.
The question is with reference to the ways steinbeck presents hopes for a better life, show that they are unrealistic but necessary in the 1930s, america was shaken to its very core first by the wall street crash, and, consequently, by the great depression. Steinbeck's delivery creates the character of curley in his description of curley's response to lennie 'he glanced coldly at george and then at lennie his arms gradually bent at the elbows and his hands close into his fists. When he first comes into the bunkhouse, he moves with a majesty achieved only by royalty and master craftsmen he was a jerk-line skinner, the prince of the ranch, capable of driving ten, sixteen, even twenty mules with a single line to the leaders. Essay writing guide learn the art of brilliant essay writing with help from our teachers learn more. Of mice and men was steinbeck's first attempt at writing in the form of novel-play termed a play-novelette by one critic structured in three acts of two chapters each, it is intended to be both a novella and a script for a play.
(b) with reference to the ways steinbeck presents the ranch workers, show how far you would agree that their lives are lonely you should refer to at least two characters from the novel look at the foundation question again. Explore the ways a central character is developed in 'of mice and men' i have decided to do my essay on curley's wife it is a language assessment so i need to comment on techniques used by steinbeck and its effect. With reference to the ways steinbeck presents curley in section 3 of the novel, show how far you would agree that he is a danger to others you should: focus on the key terms of the question.
Curley is the son of the ranch boss, so he's got a big head—which doesn't quite match up with his body he used to be a lightweight fighter, and he just can't let go of the life: he picks fights just to prove himself on the ranch among other bigger (and better) men. Red is the only colour used to describe her and is associated with sex and danger, but also links her to the girl in weed with the red dress – steinbeck’s hint that lennie might hurt curley’s wife, too. Ironically, in john steinbeck's of mice and men, there exists a struggle among the men because of their aloneness set against the dire times of the great depression, the men are insecure as. Steinbeck uses each of these in a different way to show facets of loneliness and isolation, with only slim seeming beyond the idea that he is an object of pity from the first, george is afraid that the aggressive boss’s son, curley, will cause trouble for himself and lennie because he is an amateur boxer who sees lennie’s size as a.
Steinbeck uses foreshadowing to show us that curly's wife could be great danger to george and lennie he tells us that 'the rectangle of sunshine in the doorway was cut off' curly's wife blocks the light, and the light symbolises hope for their future. Gcse guide gcse maths revision condensed revision notes covering everything you need to know to pass gcse maths - suitable for aqa, ocr & edexcel specification view notes past papers a comprehensive list of gcse maths past papers to practice your exam question answers and highlight revision topics you need to work on. Transfer-encoding: chunked with reference to the ways steinbeck presents curley, show how far you agree that he is a danger to others in of mice and men steinbeck presents many characters that are extremely insecure about themselves and their future. By paying close reference to the text, show how far you agree with this statement there are a lot economic in the first few minutes i suppose however in.