1. Steinbeck was going to name his story "Something That Happened." Instead, he named if Of Mice and Men. Which title do you think is more appropriate to the novel as a whole? Explain your answer.
2. In tragedies, the central character comes to a realization about his life or an understanding of life in general as a result of his suffering. Is this true of Of Mice and Men? Explain.
3. Explain Steinbeck's use of foreshadowing in Of Mice and Men.
4. Choose a ">symbol used by Steinbeck and explain its significance in the novel.