Of Mice and Men

This paragraph will be about the disgust and scary which is conveyed throughout chapter 3 of, Of Mice and Guy throughout a fight between Lennie and Curley. Towards the end of the novel the battle starts where Curley ‘slashed at Lennie with his left, and after that smashed down his nose with his right’, already this quote reveals the power of Curley in this fight and the large harshness and magnitude of the whole circumstance.

The word ‘smashed’ utilized is onomatopoeia, indicating it’s spelt how it sounds, so the reader can practically hear the impact of the punch on Lennie’s face and are made to feel sympathy towards Lennie as he did nothing wrong and fear for what might occur to him at the hands of Curley.

In addition ‘slashed’ and ‘smashed’ offer alliteration to this sentence adding rhythm for the reader to check out and assisting the stress to more build up to the climax of the battle.

These words the author has picked to use produce clear imagery in the readers mind as they are bitter words and likewise are commonly associated with ‘scary’ movies which adds to the method terror is shown in this quote. ‘Lennie offered a cry of terror. Blood tricked from his nose’ is another quote conveying scary in this chapter. These derogative sentences are both brief and snappy which demonstrates the action throughout the scene and are utilized by the writer to make a point and include effect to the novel, likewise they make a point and are building up stress for what is yet to come in the scene.

The use of the word ‘blood’ might likewise have provoke a strong reaction on the readers feelings as it is a world highly associated with discomfort and death. In addition using the verb ‘cry’ makes you feel excellent empathy towards Lennie as at this point you understand about his learning problems and a substantial guy like him ‘crying with fear’ informs the reader simply how afraid a circumstance he remains in. The author communicates his concepts by the language he uses and the structure of his sentences to communicate scary and disgust throughout this scene.