Lennie is a big man with a mental disability. Simile is comparing two unlike things using 'like' or 'as. She is too busy looking for her purpose in life to realize that she is only slipping further and further away from what she seeks. Here, Steinbeck directly tells you, the reader, that Curley's wife's curls are tiny sausages. The author does this because people naturally relate to animals.
Page 99 Already the sun had left the valley to go climbing up the slopes of the Gabilan mountains, and the hilltops were rosy in the sun. Can you imagine if every author who wanted to talk about, say, religion, just went on pages and pages of tangents and explanations of his or her viewpoint? He finds Lennie and calms him down, but Lennie asks loads of questions about the house they are going to buy together. All her life she's been trying to make something of herself. Crooks isn't treated like the other guys and he knows it. This tension strains George into demonstrating various emotions, ranging from anger to patience to sadness to pride and to hope. Thus,George didn't want Lennie to be killed but, he thought it was the only way out for Lennie.
After hearing a description of only a few sentences, Candy is completely drawn in by its magic. Crooks is the black stable buck. Metaphor Metaphor A metaphor is a descriptive figure of speech that is used to describe something by comparing something to something else. Page 7 A water snake slipped along on the pool, its head held up like a little periscope. The place is lined by beautiful trees. Metaphorical Lines When we look at lines in Of Mice and Men, we see that Steinbeck's use of metaphors serve to provide us with images that are rich and offer us a clear understanding of what he is trying to convey.
In Of Mice and Men, a symbol appears in the very first paragraph. The majority of George's energy is devoted to looking after Lennie, whose blunders prevent George from working toward his dream, or even living the life of a normal rancher. Curley's broken hand makes his dream of becoming a famous boxer seem very unlikely. The rabbits are compared to stones to communicate just how still and peaceful everything is. They says he wasn't no good to himself nor anybody else. Similes are used quite a bit in writing.
Finally, Steinbeck describes him as a violent bear. George doesn't get violent or annoyed with Lennie, but waits patiently. They serve to remind us of the death of George and Lennie's dreams. She tried to become an actress but it doesn't work out because of her mother so in her distress she takes the first chance she can get to leave her mother so she marries Curley without thinking. A simile is a figure of speech and makes a comparison between two different things. Simile and Metaphor Simile is a comparison of two unlike things using the words 'like' or 'as. Due to the respect he is given, slim is able to make sure everybody is getting along all right and get his way without raising his voice or arguing.
The parts of the story that has the most action going on think that most people will remember that part because it was the most action and that slower part of the mood with sad is like when people cry or just upset and they don't want to do anything because they are too sad to do anything. Figurative language is using language to mean something beyond the literal definition of the words on the page. What a small but effective statement to make with this image! With this tiny use of simile, Steinbeck has defined Lennie and George's relationship, as well as given you an excellent visual of the scene. Page 21 The boss pointed a playful finger at Lennie. On a large scale, the ranch itself is very isolated, and the only link that the ranch workers have to the outside world are magazines. When they can me I wisht domebody'd shoot me. For some of the few written metaphors, there are a few.
Page 100 Suddenly Lennie appeared out of the brush, and he came as silently as a creeping bear moves. His role also emphasises the loneliness of life on the ranch which he clearly expresses to Lennie. He serves as the fearless, decision-maker when conflicts arise among the workers and wins the confidence of George, offering advice, comfort, and quiet words of wisdom. Of Mice And Men is about 2 men who go and look for work during the great depression. This simile is meant to emphasize that an important event is coming up, through the way it takes something as simple as hay falling and makes it seems like a big occasion. This is a symbolic metaphor of the loneliness he feels.
A bear is a perfect comparison to describe Lennie's condition. Lennie, enormous, ungainly, and mentally slow. Curley and his wife have a loveless marriage, as Curley just treats her as … a possession. Lesson Summary A metaphor is an implied connection between things that are unrelated but share common characteristics. This is reflected in the book, as Crooks sleeps in the barn and not the bunkhouse with the other men.
Lennie and George, who come closest to achieving this ideal of brotherhood, are forced to separate tragically. The Impossibility of the American Dream Most of the characters in Of Mice and Men admit, at one point or another, to dreaming of a different life. We also learn that Lennie likes to pet soft animals, such as mice and puppies, which he often kills by mistake! Lenny got kicked out of Weed, a town because he touched a … girl's dress, and she told people he was trying to rape her, so they had to get out. The daylight brings with it a promise of new hope. Page 38 Instantly the table was brilliant with light, and the cone of the shade threw its brightness straight downward, leaving the corners of the bunk house still in dusk.
His death wasn't looked upon as important except to Candy. When the n … ovel was written, there was still racism. She refuses to fit into the typical stereotype of a housewife, and often disobeys her husband. What makes these parts of the story to stick out so much is the mood. He's excluded from most of the activities and he isn't allowed in the house where the other ranchers stay. Unrealistic as it may be in George's eyes, the dream is still something to hope and plan for, as he and Lennie had been doing for a long time.