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Of Mice and Men


Extensive media coverage included "Man-Animal Cells Are Bred in Lab," The [London] Sunday Times (February 14, 1965); and "Of Mice and Men," Washington Post (March 1, 1965).
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  Steinbeck’s novella of two migrant farm workers that is required reading in many high schools (1937)
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Strongly Associated with:   John Steinbeck, The Pearl, The Grapes of Wrath
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The title is taken from a famous line in a Robert Burns’ poem which is typically paraphrased as:  "The best-laid plans of mice and men/often go awry,"

Accelerated Reader Level/Points:  8 /7
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  • Extensive media coverage included "Man-Animal Cells Are Bred in Lab," The [London] Sunday Times (February 14, 1965); and "Of Mice and Men," Washington Post (March 1, 1965).
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Could you tell from reading Of Mice and Men how old the author was when he wrote it, where he lived, or how many children he had?
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  • OF MICE AND MEN by John Steinbeck ONE.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men
  • If you read a novel— John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, for example …"
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Of Mice and Men [8] , John Steinbeck [8] , The Grapes of Wrath [7] , Heart of Darkness [5] , The Catcher in the Rye [6] , The Grapes of Wrath [7] , A Tale of Two Cities [8] , The Old Man and the Sea [8] , Jane Eyre [4] , Heart of Darkness [5] , Moby-Dick [5] , Pride and Prejudice [5] , Robinson Crusoe [6] , The Catcher in the Rye [6] , The Count of Monte Cristo [6] , The Three Musketeers [6] , Anna Karenina [7] , Doctor Zhivago [7] , Great Expectations [7] , Gulliver’s Travels [7] , Little Women [7] , Lolita (the novel) [7] , Middlemarch [7] , Paradise Lost [7] , The Grapes of Wrath [7] , The Joy Luck Club [7] , A Tale of Two Cities [8] , Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [8] , Crime and Punishment [8] , Les Misérables [8] , Lord of the Flies [8] , Madame Bovary [8] , Mrs. Dalloway [8] , Pygmalion [8] , Rip Van Winkle [8] , Sense and Sensibility [8] , Slaughterhouse-Five [8] , The Brothers Karamazov [8] , The Color Purple [8] , The Great Gatsby [8] , The Hunchback of Notre Dame [8] , The Last of the Mohicans [8] , The Metamorphosis [8] , The Old Man and the Sea [8] , The Scarlet Letter [8] , Uncle Tom’s Cabin [8] , Wuthering Heights [8] , Animal Farm [9] , Bleak House [9] , Canterbury Tales [9] , One Hundred Years of Solitude [9] , The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [9] , The Call of the Wild [9] , The Sound and the Fury [9] , The Sun Also Rises [9] , The War of the Worlds [9]
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