Of Mice and Men
Suggestions for Further Reading
Bloom, Harold. John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1999.
George, Stephen K. The Moral Philosophy of John Steinbeck. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2005.
Hadella, Charlotte. Of Mice and Men: A Kinship of Powerlessness. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1995.
Harmon, Robert B. Steinbeck Bibliographies: An Annotated Guide. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1987.
Hayashi, Tetsumaro, ed. John Steinbeck: The Years of Greatness, 1936–1939. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1993.
Meyer, Michael J. The Betrayal of Brotherhood in the Work of John Steinbeck. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2000.
Parini, Jay. John Steinbeck: A Biography. London: Heinemann, 1994.
St. Pierre, Brian. John Steinbeck, The California Years. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1983.
Schultz, Jeffrey. Critical Companion to John Steinbeck: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work. New York: Checkmark Books, 2005.
Simmonds, Roy S. A Biographical and Critical Introduction of John Steinbeck. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2000.
Swisher, Clarice, ed. Readings on John Steinbeck. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1996.
by x0ellison0x, November 02, 2012
Although most sites will say that the point of view for Of Mice and Men is third-person omniscient, it is really third-person limited. This is when the story is told from the point of view of a third-person limited narrator, who knows only the thoughts and feelings of a single character, while other characters are presented only externally.
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by macbride14, November 28, 2012
Of mice and men is a fantastic book and film, it really shows how hard it was to live back then. George and lennie are your typical migrant workers but lennie has a mental disability, which means george has got to walk him thorugh every day life. They both have this wonderful dream where they own there own ranch amd that lennie gets to tend the rabbits.
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