John Steinbeck's timeless novel, Of Mice and Men, is a piece of literature that many teens encounter in high school. It explores the story of two migrant workers during the Great Depression. What are the central themes of the novel?
Of Mice and Men is about the American Dream
Lennie and George are lower-class field workers. They seek to become their own bosses, yet are prevented from doing so.
George and Lennie's dream of owning a farm
George and Lennie see beyond their present circumstances. They dream of having their own farm, complete with puppies and other animals.