The Best Laid Plans Of Mice and Men Involve out-laws and in-crowds, and friends in low places. From the new reel to the new deal, riches to rags, schemes to dreams, only the lonely survive.
An integrated, interdisciplinary, thematic high school unit for John Steinbeck's of Mice and Men as a product of and commentary on the 1930's and the Great Depression The Great Depression is a vital part of our history as Americans. It is also a time that could very will be repeated. Understanding the people, environment, causes, effects, and modern ramifications of such a time enlightens students of a relatively secure age to what is means to need and want. Through Lennie and George, John Steinbeck creates a vivid engaging portrait of this era.