How is the significance of outsiders and injustice portrayed in Of Mice and Men? This is not an essay question, it is simply confusing me as I do not  fully understand these two motifs in this...

How is the significance of outsiders and injustice portrayed in Of Mice and Men?

This is not an essay question, it is simply confusing me as I do not  fully understand these two motifs in this particular novella.

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One of the main themes of John Steinbeck is the disfranchisement and the consequent alienation of those in the lower classes.  Both his magnum opus, The Grapes of Wrath and his novella Of Mice and Men present this theme of alienation. 

This loneliness of the itinerant men in Of Mice and Men generates cruelty and injustice in others as exemplified in the characters of Curley and Carlson.  George Milton expresses this...

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