Of Mice and Men – How Does the Writer Show the Frustration and Tension of the Men’s Lives in This Section?

How does the writer show the aggravation and tension of the men’s lives in this section? (Page 57– 63) In this area the males are continuously in frustration which produces a tense environment because of the worry of ending up being “sacked” by Curly’s old guy, although the only place that allows the guys on the cattle ranch to repose whilst still dealing with the cattle ranch is by going to “Susy’s place”. The whorehouse is strongly depended on by the guys since it provides the guys happiness; their accessory with the brothel is shown by revealing what the whorehouse includes.

George is dependant on the brothel since all he wants is a place where “A guy can enter an’ get intoxicated and get ever’thing outta his system at one time,” now narrowing this quote to simply, “and get ever’thing outta his system at one time”, we are shown that all George desires is to be away from is the ranch and going to the whorehouse enables him to merely forget all his issues for the duration of one night.

The fact that George is frantically going to escape life on the cattle ranch reveals a concept of aggravation because George is aware that he’s going to be on there for an extended period of time, however in the same circumstance, he is in desperation to leave work to become his own manager. The decision becomes aggravation due to the possibility that George’s dream is ending up being further and further far from his grasp.

Although in this section, the stress is primarily produced by Curley; when Curley enters the ranch most of the guys change their behaviour to an uncomfortable particular, since the main focus is on Curley and his other half, and the guys understand that Curley’s wife can trigger problem due to her flirtatious inner nature. Curley goes into the cattle ranch searching for his better half which gets the men get disappointed due to the fact that when Curley exists he always demands starting a fight with somebody which leads to Curley attempting to build up the stress in between the males. Curley bust into the space” reveals the anxiety that Curley has towards the men and his wife being around everywhere he likewise “looked threateningly about the room” in effort to cause a fight with one of the males. The males also claim “Curley’s just spoiling it” by attempting to threaten all the guys he is triggering hatred within the rest of the cattle ranch employees to break him.