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Loneliness
in "Of Mice and Men"

Of Mice and Men
vs.
I Am Legend
Of Mice and Men
vs
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Loneliness
Thank you!
Of Mice and Men vs Gossip Girl
Of Mice and Men vs The Life Of Pi
California Ranch life in 1930s
Immediately after collapse of New York Wall Street Market
Rare to have long term relationships
Lonely existence
"Ranch workers are the loneliest people
in the world and don't belong nowhere". -George, Of Mice and Men.
Thought of as promiscuous
"..none of them cares how I gotta live". - Curley's wife, Of Mice and Men.
"Has his own bunk in a separate nigger room". -Candy, Of Mice and Men.
"Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world..."
People of the Upper East Side and the men on the farm are separated from the rest of the world.
Dan is an outsider at his school and Crooks is only black man on the farm.
"There aint a colored man on this ranch..." - Crooks, Of Mice and Men
vs.
Dorian Gray
Curley's wife
vs.
Curley
Dorian Gray
vs.

Crooks
Dorian Gray
"The people who I care to be with now... are the people who have suffered. Nobody else interests me." - Dorian, The picture of Dorian Gray.
"A guy needs somebody- to be near him. A guy goes nuts if he aint got nobody." Crooks, Of Mice and Men.
vs.
VS.
Dan
Crooks
Curley's wife
Chuck
VS.
Chuck Bass, Candy and Curley's wife get left alone
Candy
"I never get to talk to nobody. I get awful lonely". - Curley's wife, Of Mice and Men
"I've never seen a couple like you two before. It is not normal in this area" - Slim, Of Mice and Men.
Curley's wife
Crooks
Candy
vs.
Robert Neville
Candy
"Dogs are a mans best friend, especially when you've had [them] from a pup" - Candy, Of Mice and Men.
-Candy only has his dog to call family
VS.
"Is anybody out there... anybody... please. You are not alone." - Robert Neville, I am Legend.
-Robert is willing to do anything to make sure his only friend lives.
Robert Neville is left to deal with an empty city with no one in his life
He has to survive with only his dog by his side.
He feels as though no one is alive anymore.
-
Candy is almost completely alone.
His job is the only thing that keeps him from being completely alone.
Both want a better life in a new place
Both settings are left alone by most
vs.
The Life of Pi
Of Mice and Men
vs.
Piscine "Pi" Patel
Crooks
faces loneliness and isolation leading to desperation to have a friend
Pi
Candy
both got no family
"I'd make a will an' leave my share to you guys in case I kick off, 'cause i aint got no relatives or nothing..." - Candy
vs.
Richard Parker
George
"Course Lennie's a God damn nuissance most of the time, but you get used to goin' around with a guy an' you can't get rid of him" - George
"I was alone and orphaned, in the middle of the Pacific, hanging on to an oar, an adult tiger in front of me, sharks beneath me, a storm raging about me..." - Pi
"There wasn't another colored family for miles around. And now there ain't a colored man on this ranch an' there jus' one family in Soledad" - Crooks
both are lonely but still are a huge factor of Pi and Lennie's survival
VS.
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