Setting: Steinbeck’s novel deals with the plight of migrant labourers in California during the Great Depression.

Characters: the focus is on two migrant workers, George and Lennie

Chapter 1 – establishes relationship between the two primary characters

George – a rational realist

Lennie – simplistic and child like

George cares for Lennie, consistently scolds and reprimands him. Lennie strives to please him.

Cite this article as: William Anderson (Schoolworkhelper Editorial Team), "Of Mice and Men Background Information," in SchoolWorkHelper, 2022, https://schoolworkhelper.net/of-mice-and-men-background-information/.

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john santos
john santos
11 years ago

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