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“Of Mice and Men” and “Jane Eyre”

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Introduction

"Of Mice and Men" and "Jane Eyre" are two very different novels and seem unusual to compare because of time and place of publication. "Jane Eyre" is published in 1847 in Northern England, whereas "Mice and Men" is set in California in the USA and is published in 1937. ...read more.

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They both deal with friendships between two characters of the same gender. In "Of Mice and Men" the two are George and Lennie, and the females in "Jane Eyre" are Helen and obviously Jane. Also both friendships end with a death of one of the two friends. ...read more.

Conclusion

She took him he when he was a baby." Whereas Jane and Helen just meet for the first time in school and befriend one another. The friendship between Helen and Jane only occurs in the early chapters of the novel and is only a small part in the book, however in "Of Mice and Men" the whole book is basically all about George and Lennie. ...read more.

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