- 'Of Mice and Men' is a novel about twofarm workers and their dream of owning their own farm
- The title of the novel comes from Robert Burns's poem, 'To a Mouse'. In the poem Burns wrote that, "The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men/ Gang aft agley" - this means that even really well-prepared plans often go wrong.
- The characters and events in the novel are fictional - but they show what life was like during the Great Depression
- The real events of the Great Depression: 1) The American stock market crashed in…