'Of Mice and Men' - John Steinbeck

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Leaving Certificate English (Novels) Mind Map on 'Of Mice and Men' - John Steinbeck, created by cian.buckley on 11/10/2012.
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'Of Mice and Men' - John Steinbeck
  1. characters
    1. Lennie
      1. simple-minded
        1. slow
          1. vulnerable
            1. v. strong
              1. dependant on george
                1. kind and friendly
                  1. vagrant
                    1. travel from place to place looking for work
                  2. george
                    1. short-tempered
                      1. friendly
                        1. guilty
                          1. playing jokes/abusing Lennie
                          2. sensitive
                            1. defensive
                              1. vagrant
                              2. slim
                                1. candy
                                  1. friendly
                                    1. his dog
                                      1. v. old
                                        1. stinks
                                          1. useless/nuisance
                                            1. like candy
                                        2. curley
                                          1. paranoid
                                            1. villain
                                              1. threatening
                                                1. danger faces lennie
                                              2. curley's wife
                                                1. flirtatious
                                                  1. lonely
                                                    1. no name
                                                      1. tramp
                                                        1. tart
                                                          1. bitch
                                                          2. scared of curley
                                                          3. ranch workers
                                                            1. carlson
                                                              1. mean
                                                                1. trigger happy
                                                                  1. kills candy's dog
                                                                2. whit
                                                                3. crooks
                                                                  1. stablebuck
                                                                    1. discriminated against
                                                                      1. colour
                                                                      2. weakness
                                                                        1. cripple
                                                                          1. vulnerable
                                                                          2. lonely
                                                                        2. Themes
                                                                          1. poverty
                                                                            1. great depression
                                                                            2. friendship
                                                                              1. george and lennie
                                                                                1. protection/help
                                                                                2. george and candy
                                                                                  1. trust
                                                                                  2. lennie and candy
                                                                                    1. george and slim
                                                                                      1. trust
                                                                                      2. lennie and crooks
                                                                                        1. vulnerability
                                                                                      3. american dream
                                                                                        1. wanting to own land
                                                                                        2. discrimination
                                                                                          1. crooks
                                                                                          2. mercy
                                                                                            1. final chapter
                                                                                            2. vulnerability
                                                                                              1. lennie
                                                                                                1. candy
                                                                                                  1. crooks
                                                                                                    1. curley's wife
                                                                                                    2. nature
                                                                                                    3. Chapters/ Parts
                                                                                                      1. Chapter 1
                                                                                                        1. introduction
                                                                                                          1. lennie & george
                                                                                                            1. vagrant
                                                                                                              1. characteristics dont change through the novel
                                                                                                                1. george looks after lennie
                                                                                                                2. nature
                                                                                                                3. Chapter 2
                                                                                                                  1. Ranch
                                                                                                                    1. curley
                                                                                                                      1. paranoid
                                                                                                                      2. candy + dog
                                                                                                                        1. friendship
                                                                                                                          1. george + lennie
                                                                                                                          2. curley's wife
                                                                                                                            1. flirtatious
                                                                                                                              1. lonely
                                                                                                                                1. frightened of curley
                                                                                                                                2. crooks
                                                                                                                                  1. stable buck
                                                                                                                                    1. discriminated
                                                                                                                                      1. weakness
                                                                                                                                        1. lonely
                                                                                                                                      2. Chapter 3
                                                                                                                                        1. Life of the migrant worker
                                                                                                                                          1. key characters
                                                                                                                                            1. slim
                                                                                                                                              1. carlson
                                                                                                                                                1. candy
                                                                                                                                                  1. whit
                                                                                                                                                    1. crooks
                                                                                                                                                    2. bonds of friendship
                                                                                                                                                      1. george opens up
                                                                                                                                                        1. candy
                                                                                                                                                          1. joins george + lennies dream
                                                                                                                                                            1. money
                                                                                                                                                            2. slim
                                                                                                                                                              1. insight to george
                                                                                                                                                                1. emotive
                                                                                                                                                                  1. values friendship
                                                                                                                                                                    1. past
                                                                                                                                                                      1. sensitive
                                                                                                                                                                        1. guilt
                                                                                                                                                                          1. defensive
                                                                                                                                                                2. the dream/friendship
                                                                                                                                                                3. Chapter 4
                                                                                                                                                                  1. crooks the man not the mere negro
                                                                                                                                                                    1. insight into crooks
                                                                                                                                                                      1. possesions
                                                                                                                                                                        1. lonely
                                                                                                                                                                          1. charmed by lennies innocence
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Four Isolated Weak characters seeking company
                                                                                                                                                                            1. crooks
                                                                                                                                                                              1. candy
                                                                                                                                                                                1. Lennie
                                                                                                                                                                                  1. curley's wife
                                                                                                                                                                                  2. The Vulnerable four
                                                                                                                                                                                  3. chapter 5
                                                                                                                                                                                    1. curley's wife
                                                                                                                                                                                      1. opens up
                                                                                                                                                                                        1. past
                                                                                                                                                                                          1. dislikes curley
                                                                                                                                                                                            1. vulnerable
                                                                                                                                                                                              1. lonely
                                                                                                                                                                                              2. Lennie
                                                                                                                                                                                                1. sad/angry
                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. dog dies
                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. kills curleys wife
                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. accident
                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. scared
                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. goes to place in opening scene
                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. childlike/ cant control his strength
                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Chapter 6
                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Lennie
                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. scared
                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. gets calm
                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. killed by george
                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. v. sad
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. unexpected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. merciful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. dies happy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. George
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. shows mercy to lennie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. instead of him getting locked in jail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. kills quickly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. leaves lennie with happy thought
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. rabbits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. mercy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. vulnerability
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. friendship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. setting / time period
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. 1930's/40's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. after great depression
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. california
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. ranch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. many poor/vagrant workers
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