Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

fiction classics literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

112 pages | first published 1937

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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 73%
emotional 67%
dark 57%
reflective 36%
tense 25%
challenging 18%
adventurous 11%
hopeful 7%
funny 4%
informative 3%
inspiring 3%
mysterious 3%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 46%
fast 39%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 65% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

No: 37% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 28% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 46% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.63

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