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1

Timing

-action concentrated into four days
-rapid-succession
-novella cyclical, ends in same place time and situation

2

Foreshadowing

Lennie kills mouse-> puppy-> Curley's wife-> Lennie dies
-Candy"I ought to of shot that dog myself," -> Lennie shot
-red dressed lady trouble @Weed -> Curley's wife"I think Curley's married..... A tart"
-Lennie "Let's get outta here. It's mean here"

3

Names

-Lennie 'Small'
-Curley's wife= No name, but wants recognition
-Soledad= Loneliness
-weed = unwanted plant
-"Of Mice and Men"= " The best laid plans of Mice and Men often go awry"-Robert Burns

4

Point of view

-3rd person
-provides unbiased view
-author wants us to make our own conclusion

5

Setting

-description is poetic and lyrical.
-nature is cruel and savage
-Idyllic scene turns predatory in last scene
"A stilted heron laboured up into the air and pounded down the river"
"A silent head and beak landed down and plucked it out by the head and swallowed the little snake while its tail was waving"