‘Of Mice and Men’
Some of the links below are my own but many are from other websites.
etext: ideal for searching the text and/or ‘wordcrunching’ (which is searching for recurring words and phrases).
GCSE Advanced Study Guide for those seeking the highest grades.
Commentary on the last chapter with extracts from the novel and explanation/analysis
Symbolism in the novel: a most informative explanation of Steinbeck’s use of symbols. Well worth reding. I personally do not think that characters can be described as ‘symbols’ – instead, it is much better to refer to their function in the novel by saying that they ‘represent…’
Mostly for teachers
How well do they know the text? – multiple choice activity
Powerpoint presentation on context
Wide-ranging powerpoint on context, Steinbeck, the characters and themes
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