Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men is a novella written by John Steinbeck (1902–1968) in 1937 that is set in California during the Great Depression. The book tells the story of itinerant workers, or workers who travel from place to place. Hopes and dreams, isolation, friendship, and innocence are major themes found in the book. Of Mice and Men is often part of high school curricula.
Born on February 27, 1902, in Salinas, California, Steinbeck developed writing skills at an early age and attended Stanford University, majoring in English, but never graduated. After living in New York City for a short time, Steinbeck returned to California and in 1929, he completed his first novel, Cup of Gold. Although the novel was a...Read more
- January 01, 1937
- Candy (Of Mice and Men) (Fictional character)