Of Mice and Men
George and Lennie are two migrant workers trying to stay employed and out of trouble. Their dream of having their own farm may be over when Lennie makes a terrible mistake.
Below are some reading passages that we have hand picked to supplement this book. Be sure to read the passage summaries and our suggestions for instructional use.
9th-10th Essay 1260L
Excerpt from The Harvest Gypsies
To a Mouse
11th-12th Philosophy 1010L
“Three Types of Friendship” — Excerpt from The Nicomachean Ethics
9th-10th Myth 1190L
The Myth of Daedalus and Icarus
9th-10th Essay 1240L
“Advice to the ‘Newly Married Lady’”
Burning a Book
9th-10th Informational Text 1190L
Men and Women Use Different Scales to Weigh Moral Dilemmas