Quick and easy summary from VideoSparkNotes Of Mice and Men synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the novel.


  • - The novel takes place in the Great Depression.
  • - Everyone has a dream.
  • - Life is hard and seems hopeless.
  • - Lennie and George travel together and work as a team.
  • - Lennie is like a big child.
  • - George looks after him.
  • - There is still racism in America at this time.
  • - Lennie can’t control his own strength.
  • - The landscape is harsh, reflecting the harshness of their lives.

This video discusses the themes of the book and looks at the key characters

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