Of Mice and Men
loneliness even though their isolation varied.
The old swamper Candy, was destroyed by isolation as a result of two main factors,
reader finds the farmhands out bucking the barley while Candy is left behind to sweep and
result he is forced to stay behind. This major factor leads to his loneliness. Also Candy?s
that?s throwing away his last few years. Not only is it the way that others think of him but
also the way he thinks of himself that forces him to find loneliness.
The most obvious case of loneliness is Curley?s wife. No matter how hard she tried
she couldn?t fit in. For example, when she tried numerous times to talk to George and
none of the farmhands wanted to talk to her. It was the threat of getting in trouble with
George and Lennie are very different from all the other ranchers. Slim told George
that its ?funny how you an? him string along together? (39). Slim mentioned this to
George because most of the ranchers didn?t string along with anybody. Slim also told
George that most ranchers ?come in and get their bunk and work a month, and then they
quit and go out alone? (39). Most of the ranchers didn?t care about anybody unlike George
Loneliness is one major unavoidable fact of life that not even the strongest can
loneliness. Candy and Curley?s wife suffer from discrimination, which leads them to
loneliness. The intensity of each character?s loneliness varied and the effects were related
to the greatness of their lonely condition.