Isolation (Of Mice and Men)

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Isolation is the term used when a being is confined to himself without any outside contact. In the story, Of Mice and Men, isolation was a major role forced upon Crooks and Curley’s wife. Crooks is an old black man whom lives in a little hut beside the manure pile, and lives and sleeps by himself, with no contact besides orders. Curley’s wife was isolated, simply because Curley didn’t not trust her, and considered her to be a tart. These two characters have a lot in common as shown through this story. Crooks is a slave, an old black man whom is literate and tends to be crabby. He is crabby because his whole life he has seen failure been pushed around and not taken seriously, and every time he does something good Continue...


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and starts to get somewhere or make something of himself, he gets shot down to rock bottom. She was isolated in a world of Curley, which was nothing accept do as he says and only what he says, thus putting her in a tight and saddening position. Unfortunately she was too young to know what she had gotten herself into. She was lonely, very lonely, and didn"tmt have a single person to talk to, didn"tmt have a job and could not get out fending for herself. Thus causes people to become isolated and keep to them selves, however, Lennie, a man who isn"tmt aware of social and cultural barriers, talks to crooks, and tells him about his farm. However they weren"tmt able too, so the were condemned to the farm of Curley. But Lennie once again harmlessly had a conversation with her, and she wanted him to feel her hair, however she shrieked and got scared and lennie broke her neck, on accident of course. Curley"tms wife and himself were married at a young age, he promised her to have a good life and be happy. Being social, and living your own life is very important, as shown here. However, little id anyone notice, those were not looks of lust, nearly looks of conversation. That takes Crooks to a new level of thinking. For the first time ever in his life Crooks see"tms a light, an opportunity for success and to be free, thus sorta bring himself out of isolation, to life in a happier place, a dream land, the land in which every hard working man such as himself, George, Candy, and even Lennie dream of. If only Crooks and Curley"tms wife had been given to opportunity to speak for themselves. However, he ended Curley"tms wife"tms suffering, and sent her to heaven.

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