Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

fiction classics literary dark emotional medium-paced

112 pages | first published 1937

Description

A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression, in a deluxe centennial edition Over seventy-five years since its first publication, Steinbeck's tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America's mo...
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Moods

sad 72%
emotional 65%
dark 58%
reflective 34%
tense 23%
challenging 17%
adventurous 10%
hopeful 5%
funny 4%
inspiring 3%
informative 2%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 47%
fast 35%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 27% | Plot: 8% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 36% | No: 32% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 22% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.61