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Of Mice and Men

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What is Steinbeck's Political Statement?

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What political statement is Steinbeck trying to make in the novella?

A

He is attacking society in an attempt to bring to light the fact the American people essentially brought the Great Depression on themselves.

B

He is calling for an overthrow of the government as part of a political campaign, which eventually failed.

C

He is simply taking on the role of an observer to tell a story in its truest form, leaving the American people with a sense of sadness rather than anger.

D

He is making a statement about the Civil Rights Movement in an effort to fight for women, non-whites, and the otherwise oppressed.

E

He has created the story as a piece of propaganda in an effort to rally the people and begin a revolution.