Symbolism In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Of Mice and Men With good always comes bad, no matter how hard people try for only good to happen, bad always finds a way to happen. In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck there are many uses of symbolic relations. Symbolism In literature is the use of a person, object or thing that represents a more abstract concept. In the novel three of the main symbolic objects are dogs, rabbits, and hands, each have a different symbolic meaning.
One of symbols Steinbeck uses in the novel is dogs. Candy’s dog is symbolic for anything that had outlived its usefulness, thus also symbolizing that only the strong survive. Set in the bunkhouse in the evening Carlson entered the Bunkhouse and complained of the smell candy’s dog had, “he’s all stiff with