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Do you think that Steinbeck conveys the message that nearly all human beings have a deep need for affection and respect?

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Do you think that Steinbeck conveys the message that nearly all human beings have a deep need for affection and respect? Yes I do think that Steinbeck conveys the message that nearly all human beings have a deep need for affection and respect because there is a lot of characters in the story that are very lonely and depressed, they need someone to talk to and to discuss their own problems with. Curley's wife is very lonely and she doesn't have anyone to talk to. ...read more.

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George and Lennie�s dream is to 'liv of the fata the lan�. This means that they dream to buy their own land and be there own boss and work there every day. They also want to be fed from there and Lennie wants to 'tend� his rabbits. As soon as candy finds out that George and Lennie have a dream, Candy 'buys� in to it by offering all his savings. Lennie and George are outcasts and exiles, the reason for this is for the fact that they are itinerant workers and they always work together and go everywhere with each other. ...read more.

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It shows the way he is rejected from the others and that he has a need for deep affection. Curley is very bossy and he thinks that everyone is afraid of him. He bullies people because this is the way he can talk to people. He thought that he would be able to bully Lennie because Lennie looked stupid and very shy, but after he hit Lennie a few times so as soon as George told Lennie to hit him back he did so. Every person has a need to convey their affection and in Of Mice and Men Steinbecks shows this in different ways, with the different characters. ...read more.

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