Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Characters as archetypes
Settings as symbols
Rabbits
Mice
Morality Play
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Events
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Characters
George Milton
George Milton Timeline
Lennie Small
Lennie Small Timeline
Candy
Candy Timeline
Curley’s wife
Curley’s wife Timeline
Slim
Slim Timeline
Crooks
Crooks Timeline
Curley
Curley Timeline
Carlson
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
Isolation
Isolation Quotes
Innocence
Innocence Quotes
Freedom and Confinement
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Justice
Justice Quotes
Visions of America
Visions of America Quotes
Violence
Violence Quotes
Prejudice
Prejudice Quotes
Weakness
Weakness Quotes
Women and Femininity
Women and Femininity Quotes
Man and the Natural World
Man and the Natural World Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
And Women and Lady Mice
And Women and Lady Mice Flashcards
And Women and Lady Mice True or False
Mice, Men and Rabbits
Mice, Men and Rabbits Flashcards
Mice, Men and Rabbits True or False
Down on the Farm
Down on the Farm Flashcards
Down on the Farm True or False
Essay
Teaching Of Mice and Men
Current Events & Pop Culture
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Turning "Of Mice and Men" Into a Graphic Novel
“To a Mouse”
Character Autobiographies
The Movie(s) vs. The Book
A 1930s Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Close Reading Steinbeck: Letters vs. Novel
New American Dream
Shmoop Amongst Yourselves
Discussion and Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop
Terms
Photos