Of Mice And Men - Foreshadowing


Foreshadowing in Of Mice and Men
People always guess what is to come. They say things like "The Steelers are going to win today 17 to 12." These people guess with the information they know by using a technique called foreshadowing. Foreshadowing is a technique used to give a hint of what is to come. If the Steelers were to win all their regular season games, many people would say that the Steelers were going to win the Super Bowl. The people do not know that they will win but using what happened in the regular season those people make a guess that the Stealers will win. John Steinbeck uses this technique of foreshadowing in the book Of Mice and Men. Many scenes in the ...

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the back of the head "where the spine and the skull were joined."(page 105) Steinbeck and Carlson used the same word to describe the pain, which the victims would endure. The word was quiver. Both of the victims friends reacted the same, they both seemed mesmerized and bemused about what had happened. The dog’s
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shooting set up a foreshadow for the killing of Lennie. When one reads the shooting of Lennie they think about how similar they were. But when reads it they also wonder why George shot Lennie.

George never really liked having Lennie around him because he could never do anything without being asked stupid questions by Lennie. George never ended up getting paid for his hard work on ranches because of Lennie. That could have been a reason for George shooting Lennie, it partly was, but when Candy said "I ought to of shoot that dog myself, George. I shouldn’t ought to ...

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