Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
только в названии
только в тексте
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
People want to know that he is opening job opportunities but he also does not want full employment. This is a prime example of politics. Tell people w...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Drug and alcohol abuse is a serious problem among many young people. Most drug and alcohol abuse happens on the weekend at a party or at a friend s ho...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
In works by three of the most classically American authors of the nineteenth century, Melville, Poe, and Hawthorne, a trait that can be considered com...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Subsequent to the signing of the Peace of Westphalia in 1648, a strong theory of a modern state emerged. The concept relied deeply upon the establishm...полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

Prejudice in Of Mice and Men

Novel by John Steinbeck

In the past and present there have been many divisions of people

for many reasons. Examples of this prejudice include discrimination

against women who wanted equal rights, including the right to vote. It

also includes discrimination against African Americans and believe it

or not, the Elderly. In John Steinbeck s Novel Of Mice and Men

there is prejudice on many levels including gender, race, and age.

Both in the real world and in Steinbeck s novel, women were

treated as if they are a minute part of society. Curley treats his wife

like she is simply an object. An example of this is when he tells her to

go inside their house very pugnaciously. This shows his lack of respect

for her. In his novel Steinbeck shows that throughout history women

have been discriminated against. Curley s wife is an example of this


Many people throughout the years have discriminated against

individuals because of their race. In Of Mice and Men , Crooks

represents the prejudice against African Americans. In one part of the

book Crooks is Given Hell because George and Lennie were late to

work. Then Candy said Sure. Ya see the stable buck s a nigger.

Crooks is Given Hell for the simple fact that he is black.

He is also called a nigger which is both disrespectful and degrading

to African Americans. Crooks speaks much about being alone and then

he remarks that the only thing to keep him company when it becomes

dark are books. Books ain t no good. A guy needs somebody to

be near him. This statement represents Crook s deep loneliness

because the difference in his skin color from the others.

One Last example of prejudice in this novel are the attitudes of

all the people on the ranch towards Candy. Candy represents the

elderly people in the world. Candy can often be compared to his dog

who is at the end of his life. Carlson wanted to kill the dog, he spoke

about it by saying ain t nothing left for him. Can t eat, can t see,

can t even walk without hurtin . In truth this is sort of how the people

on the ranch felt about Candy because he is so old and he is an


In John Steinbeck s novel Of Mice and Men , there is

prejudice on many levels, in gender, race and age. Each character

represents a different aspect of prejudice against a different group.

Загрузить файл

Похожие страницы:

  1. Loniless In Of Mice And Men Essay

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    ... In Of Mice And Men Essay, Research Paper ?Friendship needs no words?it is a loneliness relieved of ... find many cases of loneliness, mainly a result of discrimination or prejudice. Crooks was ...
  2. Prejudice Exhibited In Of Mice And Men

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Prejudice Exhibited In Of Mice And Men Essay, Research Paper Everywhere you look there is prejudice, you may be ... levels of prejudice exhibited in Of Mice And Men. Through these prejudices the characters such as Crooks and Curley ...
  3. Loneliness In Of Mice And Men Essay

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    ... of solitude, primarily being discrimination and prejudice, resulting in loneliness and isolation. One of ... the aspect of loneliness in Of Mice and Men, we will study George and Lennie?s ... to each other in their loneliness and alienation, George and his simple ...
  4. Of Mice And Men Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Of Mice And Men Essay, Research Paper OF MICE AND MEN KEY LITERARY ELEMENTS SETTING This book is set in two ... prejudice of the other workers towards him, he has grown proud, aloof, and ...
  5. Of Mice And Men And The Withered

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    ... Paper English essay on wide reading – ?The Withered Arm? and ?Of mice and Men? ?Of Mice and Men? was written ... other cause of loneliness in of mice and men is due to the prejudice between whites and coloured ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0028250217437744