Of Mice And Men- Loneliness (Draft)
If you don’t have a family and your lonely then one of the most important thing you need is a friend. Without friends, people would suffer from loneliness and isolation. The Novel is on George and Lennie, who are true friends which don’t have anyone in their lives except for each other.
All the characters in John Steinbecks novel are exceptionally lonely and unhappy with their lives, which none of them can do anything about it.
First of all to start the theme of lonliness in this book, we will study the main characters, George and Lennie’s bittersweet friendship, as well as loneliness through other charcters in the novel..
The setting of the novel is destined for loneliness. Soledad is short for the town's full name, 'Nuestra Senora de Soledad' which means 'Our Lady of Loneliness'. This is the town that is closest to the ranch, a place that is already full of lonely, solitary people. The name of the closest town being Soledad, we understand that loneliness is some kind of ferocious circle, because on the ranch they are already lonely, and are going to the town to fight that loneliness,which wont help since its called ‘Soledad’
"Guys like us, that live on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world." George means that if not for each other, then he and Lennie would be all alone, with no friends, like all the men like them, who are nomads working from ranch to ranch without making any friends, and living a lonely, solitary life. Clinging to each other in their loneliness and alienation, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie dream, as drifters will, of a place to call their own. But we can attribute another meaning to this sentence. George and Lennie are very different, physically as well as mentally, even thought they talk to each other, we can sense that they are both on a different level. George is a smart, quick-witted man, who seems to need mental stimulation from a companion, which he cannot have in his...