Of Mice and Men

Notes to help revise for the English Literature exam.

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Themes

There are 4 main themes in Of Mice and Men. These Themes are:

  • Friendship
  • Dreams
  • Lonelines
  • Other - racism and migrant workers

There is also a fith theme which is mentioned in the book but is not as important as the others. This theme is:

  • Light and Dark
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How questions.

How to answer a How does the author question.

The main areas to look out for are:

  • Sentencing
  • Imagery - similes,metaphors effect of these
  • Lanuage
  • Vocabuary
  • Senses - sight,hear,taste.smell,sound
  • Verbs?
  • Nouns?
  • Adjective?
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Charcaters

There are 8 main charcaters in Of Mice and Men.

  • George
  • Lennie
  • Slim
  • Curley
  • Candy
  • Crooks
  • Carlson
  • Curley's wife
  • Boss
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