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Setting
Theme Use of light
and dark
foreshadowing
Character
How the writer reveals
disadvantaged
Role of fate characters
Plot
Man VS Man
stereotype
Man VS Nature
Symbolism Man VS Society
Point of View Man VS Himself
The clearing in the woods; Lennie and George's farm; mice;
Candy's dog; the heron that plucks water snakes from the
stream; Curley's boots; Lennie's puppy, hands, th ecolour Omniscient Point of View: The
red, light and darkness author is telling the story.…read more

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How do I write an introduction?
· Your introduction should first show an awareness
of the book and the author and where the
discussion has come from.
· You should then hint at the 4-5 key points that
you are intending to explore in your five key
sections.
· You could end by suggesting that an exploration of
these aspects of the extract can give a greater
insight into...(whatever the question is on.)…read more

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Explore some of the ways in which Steinbeck presents
disadvantaged characters in the novel.
show an awareness of
the book and the author
and where the discussion Hint at the 4-5
has come from. key points
that you are
Steinbeck portrays disadvantaged characters in intending to
the novel , "Of Mice and men", through a number explore
of devices. He seems to purposely demonstrate
these disadvantaged characters through every 1.
stereotype our society still struggles with as well
as the 2. social context of the novella, he also
reveals these characters through his 3.
description of them and how others react to them
and also through the 4. setting he describes in the
opening and closing chapters and the bunk house. suggesting that an
By exploring these approaches and the specific exploration of these
devices used by Steinbeck, a better understanding aspects of the extract can
of how some characters were disadvantaged can give a greater insight
be achieved. into...(whatever the
question is on.)…read more

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How do I write a conclusion?
· Your conclusion is a chance to wrap up all of
the points you have made and to comment on
what you have learnt about the topic of the
question.
· Essentially you should sum up the devices
used by the writer and suggest that it is
through these devices that the desired effect
(as determined by the question) is achieved.…read more

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Explore some of the ways in which Steinbeck presents
disadvantaged characters in the novel.
Steinbeck presents disadvantaged
characters powerfully and dramatically Essentially you
through his vivid descriptions and should sum up the
establishing a social and historical devices used by the
context. Steinbeck portrays these writer
characters in different settings, using and suggest that it is
foreshadowing and symbolism to through these
highlight their often hopeless state. He devices that the
captures the characters and the setting desired effect (as
at the time the story was set to prove determined by the
question) is
people of the 1930s were often achieved.
disadvantaged and society has a
responsibility to repair this inhumane
response to that which is different.…read more

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