Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

fiction classics literary dark emotional medium-paced

132 pages | first published 1937

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John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is one of the best loved novellas of all time. Two drifters - small, shrewd George and huge, simple-minded Lennie - get work on a ranch, planning to raise enough money to get a place of their own and live off the l...
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Moods

sad 71%
emotional 67%
dark 58%
reflective 36%
tense 24%
challenging 19%
adventurous 10%
hopeful 6%
funny 4%
informative 3%
inspiring 3%
mysterious 3%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 45%
fast 37%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 33% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 31% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 48% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.63