for Lit class
There are several themes in Of Mice of Men, but a few of the major ones would be loneliness, friendship, and dreams. George and Lennie are the biggest representation of friendship, but this can also be seen through the relationship that is developed with Candy, George and Lennie. George, Lennie, Crooks, and Curley's wife all represent loneliness in the book. Each of these character's experiences some degree of isolation. The theme of dreams is represented mainly by George and Lennie's dream of getting their own ranch, as well as Candy's dream to be a part of this. Curley's wife also represents this with her dream of being a famous actress. This is just a brief overview of some of the major themes.