Of Mice and Men. By John Steinbeck. The Novel. Published 1937 Parable: a journey through brutal experiences, constant obstacles Themes and Ideas Is happiness possible? Hopes can handicapped, literally and figuratively Commentary the inhumanity of men toward each other. Lennie and George.
By John Steinbeck
The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men,
Often go awry,
And leave us nothing but grief and pain,
For promised joy!
“On the turning up of her house . . .” Burns composed this poem