What connections can be made to Of Mice and Men?
The three primary ways to connect to a text include the following:
Text to self: This is largely personal. The reader’s own life experiences allow them to draw connections to the book. For example, consider the following quote:
God a'mighty, if I was alone I could live so easy. I could go get a job an' work, an' no trouble. No mess at all, and when the end of the month come I could take my fifty bucks and go into town and get whatever I want. Why, I could stay in a cathouse all night. I could eat any place I want, hotel or any place, and order any damn thing I could think of. An' I could do all that every damn month. Get a gallon of whisky, or set in a pool room and play cards or shoot pool." Lennie knelt and looked over the fire at the angry George. And Lennie's face was drawn in with terror. "An' whatta I got," George went on furiously. "I got you! You can't keep a job and you lose me ever' job I get.
In this quote, George complains about being stuck with Lennie. This may remind the...
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