Of Mice and Men Final
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Of Mice and Men is set in what time period?29
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Of Mice and Men is set in what time period?
Which of these is not a theme in Of Mice and Men?
The impossibility of the American dream
Communism vs. Capitalism30sEditDelete
In Of Mice and Men, why did Lennie and George have to move from place to place?
Lennie and George were looking for a place to settle down.
Lennie and George did not have to move from place to place.
Lennie and George were transients by design, so they were living as they intended.
Lennie's size and mental disability invoked fear and misunderstanding in people, which led them to remain transient as a means of self-protection.30sEditDelete
George, Lennie, Crooks, and Candy are all characters in John Steinbeck's novella, Of Mice and Men, who each experience:
Failed plans and shattered dreams
Finding true love
Living as free men
The rewards of hard work30sEditDelete
In this genre, the main characters have conflicts that are resolved in a way the reader did not anticipate and aren't usually considered a 'happily ever after' scenario.
Tragic Realistic Fiction30sEditDelete
John Steinbeck used social issues in Of Mice and Men to create a platform for discussion. What discussion did he want to begin by introducing the character Crooks?
He wanted to introduce the issue of disabilities.
He wanted to introduce the issue of euthanasia.
He wanted to introduce the issue of racism being unacceptable.
He wanted to introduce the issue of poverty.30sEditDelete
Which two major events occurred in the 1930s?
The Great Depression and the Dust Bowl
The Dust Bowl and America's entrance into WWII
The Great Depression and the Global Financial Crisis
The Great Depression and America's entrance into WWII30sEditDelete
In John Steinbeck's novella, Of Mice and Men, what did Lennie do that ruined the plans and dreams for George to own his own farm and land?
Lost them their jobs by accidentally killing the wife of the boss's son.
Lost them their jobs by getting his hand caught in a machine.
Lost them their jobs getting into a fight with the boss's son, Curley.
Lost them their jobs by stealing grain.30sEditDelete
For George and Lennie in Of Mice and Men, what is the first step in achieving the American Dream?
Buying a plot of land to farm
Building a life of fame and glamour
Building vast social connections
Getting fabulously wealthy30sEditDelete
What is the setting of Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men?
Germany during World War II
California during the Great Depression
Paris during the Reign of Terror
New England during the Revolution30sEditDelete
In Of Mice and Men, what does Steinbeck suggest is true about the American Dream?
It is a distraction from what's important
It is real if you work hard enough
It is accessible to only a select few
It is a beautiful hope to which all should aspire30sEditDelete
In Of Mice and Men, what change comes across Crooks after he's talked to Lennie and Candy in his room for a while?
He begins to imagine that he, too, might hope for a better life.
He realizes that he has nothing in common with these men.
He realizes that Candy and Lennie aren't so bad after all.
All of the answers are correct.30sEditDelete
In Of Mice and Men, where does Crooks sleep?
In a makeshift shed
In a tent
In the bunkhouse with the other men
In his own house30sEditDelete
In Of Mice and Men, what does the novella ultimately suggest about dreams?
All of the answers are correct.
We often must learn to live in the aftermath of our dreams.
The realities of life are often too powerful to be overcome.
Our dreams reflect what we need and what is lacking in our lives.30sEditDelete
In Of Mice and Men, what is George and Lennie's dream?
To become the managers of the ranch where they work
To buy a small house and a plot of land
To leave the farming life forever
None of the answers are correct.30sEditDelete
In Of Mice and Men, what does George and Lennie's dream represent to them?
Leisure and good times
All of the answers are correct.
Independence and self-determination
Wealth and luxury30sEditDelete
Loneliness was a common problem during the story. Who of the below characters DID NOT face loneliness at some point in the story?
At the end of the novel, George loses his companion just as another character lost his companion earlier in the story. Which character mirrors George's situation?
What type of conflict is evident when George struggles with his decision at the end of the novella, Of Mice and Men?
man vs. society
man vs. man
man vs. himself
man vs. nature30sEditDelete
Which conflict serves as the climax of the story?
George worries about what to do.
George kills Lennie.
Lennie kills Curley's wife.
Lennie fights with Curley.30sEditDelete
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