Loneliness is a dominant theme in Of Mice and Men
Between the novel Of Mice and Men and the poem "Eleanor Rigby" there is a controlling idea about loneliness in people's lives established.
Theme of Loneliness in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men
Because this happens in the novel and there are so many other lonely characters in the novel, such as Curley, Candy, Crooks and George in the end, the theme of the novel Of Mice and Men is loneliness and the need for companions.
Also the poem and the novel both, through either plot, figurative language and/or metaphors, show the main theme of this essay, loneliness and how people's lives and actions are significantly affected if they are experiencing loneliness.