Symbolism in Of Mice & Men

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  • Created on: 19-05-14 19:15
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  • Symbolism
    • The Colour Red
      • Red is the colour mostly associated with danger and passion
  • The Barn= Hostility , Poverty, Trapped, Confrontation
    • Settings
      • Symbolism
        • The Colour Red
          • Red is the colour mostly associated with danger and passion
      • The Pool/Clearing = Safety
  • Light /Dark
    • Religion
      • Slim = God like figure
      • Curley's wife = Temptress like Eve/ the apple that Lennie bites
    • Animals
      • RABBITS; represent the dream and the failure to achieve it ; Lennie wanting thetend different coloured rabbits shows the unlikeliness of them achieveing the dream
      • MICE: show hoe the weak get destroyed (not nessercerily just the physically weak
    • The way that animals are treated represent that cruelty of life during the 1930's.
      • Animals
        • RABBITS; represent the dream and the failure to achieve it ; Lennie wanting thetend different coloured rabbits shows the unlikeliness of them achieveing the dream
        • MICE: show hoe the weak get destroyed (not nessercerily just the physically weak

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