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What does Of Mice and Men show us about the loneliness of migrant workers at the time of depression in America?

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What does 'of mice and men 'show us about the loneliness of migrant workers at the time of depression in America? Candy In the story 'Of Mice and Men' Candy is a very welcoming man as he shows George and Lenny around the ranch and the bunk house were they will be staying. From the book I get the impression Candy is in his late sixty's as he is described as 'stoop-shouldered old man' and is worried about getting the sack soon. Candy's job is very different from the others because he lost his hand at an accident at the ranch and described in chapter two as' a round stick-like wrist' and now cleans the bunk house and has been given ...read more.

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case Curley see's them and they might get canned so every man just tries to stay away from her some men have an opinion of her they think she is a tart which can be argued mostly because of the way she dresses which is a lot of red and a lot of make-up. When Lenny tells her about there dream of moving on that piece of land she laughs and tell them that she's seen men come here and say that there going to save up and get some land but they end up blowing the whole lot in a whore house. ...read more.

Conclusion

Crooks is a very isolated character as he is Black and in 1950's America black people were treated very bad and hugely isolated from the rest. Crooks is the only man to have a separate room because he is black he sleeps next to the mules and only Slim the Boss before would go in his room but when Lenny comes to the ranch he comes in the room because he doesn't understand why people would not go in Crooks is room. Crooks is also not allowed in the bunk house. Curley's wife in chapter five says to him that if he talks to her badly ever again she will get him hung without trial and she can get away with it because of Crooks is colour. ...read more.

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