Essays Tagged: "Ranch"

Of Mice and Men.

'Of Mice and Men' is a 1937 novel about the life and difficulties of travelling ranch workers. The two main characters in this novel are called George and Lenny, and they are both ... rs. The two main characters in this novel are called George and Lenny, and they are both travelling ranch workers, finding work wherever they can so they may raise enough money to achieve their dream; ... d to touch. After the escape from angry people and search dogs they find work in Soledad, a farming ranch. There you are introduced to some of the other minor characters such as Slim and Crooks and al ...

(6 pages) 36 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

This is an expository essay on the short story "Wyoming: The Solace of Open Spaces," by Gretel Erlich. The essay is about how people in Wyoming are like compared to people who live in the city.

despite the physical separation, people stay in tough, often driving two to three hours to another ranch for dinner" (208). Although these people live far away from each other they still consider eac ... open and kind to strangers. Erlich had said, "if you were traveling, desperado or not, any lighted ranch house was a welcome sign" (209). Even if these strangers can be potential criminals, Wyomingit ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The american west

(2 pages) 47 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck

rs did not believe that it would ever happen;"I seen hundreds of men come by on the road an' on the ranches, with their bindles on their back an' that same damn thing in their heads... every damn one ... household. Because they had each other they felt they were different from the other men who work on ranches;"Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest Guys in the world. They got no family ...

(3 pages) 55 1 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Killing Lennie

do, because if he didn't then Lennie would have died a slow, cruel, painful death if caught by the ranchers. Another reason why it was good for Lennie to die is because if they ran away and were caug ... de the same mistake as Candy.My second reason is if Lennie and George ran away and were caught; the ranchers would have thought it was a set up and punished or killed them both. I don't know if you ge ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Marketing Research

eting strategy and tactics.Summary of ArticleInnovation, experimentation, and change are not new to ranchers. Over the years most ranches have been through many changes in production - marketing, and ... n new markets and nontraditional agricultural enterprises has risen dramatically in recent years as ranchers look for new ways of generating income from their ranch resources. The article identified t ...

(5 pages) 281 0 2.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Of Mice and Men

ck" (qtd in Of Mice and Men). Crooks' loneliness is a result of rejection from everyone else on the ranch. He is forced to live alone in a barn, let to work with the horses. Crooks spends most of his ... tention and none of his time. Curley's wife dresses and acts like a "tart" to gain attention on the ranch in order to soothe her loneliness. Because she is the only woman on the ranch, her flirting ca ...

(2 pages) 25 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How man Influence the Rainforest and Taiga Forest

nty eight trees probably die.Another type of unsustainable and probably the most damaging is cattle ranching. Tens and thousands of cows are spread out over a huge area and these heavy cows just eats ... time to re grow and the new grass will also be relatively weak. Therefore every so often the cattle ranchers moves to destroy another plot of valuable land. Open cast mining can also be destructive si ...

(1 pages) 964 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Dissection of inclusion and exclusion in "Bartelby" (Melville) "The Sculptor's Funeral" (Cather) "The Minister's Black Veil" (Hawthorne) and the novella "Of Mice and Men" (Steinbeck)

elong. Consistently each man who meets Bartelby has the same impression, just as all the men of the ranch find Lenny strange, and all of the preacher's townsfolk find the veil hideous.To endure inclus ... have no separate characteristic at all. Spending their pay on whisky and whores then quitting, the ranch-hands of Steinbeck's California are all the same. "'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are th ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Main Causes of Deforestation

t the four main causes of deforestation which interrelate with each other are logging, agriculture, ranching and population growth. There is an argument called the tragedy of the commons theory which ... e. It is a form of income for third world counties, and provides jobs for people ( is the up bringing of livestock on open land ( ranching has been a ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Describe the setting of "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck and explain why this is important

, not letting her live her life and accomplish her dreams.The majority of the novella is set at the ranch. Steinbeck has described the ranch using very literal and colloquial language, rarely using si ... anch using very literal and colloquial language, rarely using similies, to show the reader what the ranch looks like. It also reflects the life of the workers, very poor and simple. It is in the ranch ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Of Mice And Men

e And Men: The Next Chapter After the death of Lennie George, Candy and the others went back to the ranch and they started to work again. When Lennie died George , Candy were very sad and the others w ... Lennies death so he put his hand in his pocket and pulled out $250.00 and said you can't leave the ranch for thirty days but you still get the $50.00 at the end of the month. George looked down and s ...

(2 pages) 555 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Of Mice And Men: Crooks

mportant role in, Of Mice and men by John Stienbeck. Crooks is thought of as the lowest rank on the ranch. He is looking for companions but he goes about it in an around about way. He is a very smart ... or companions but he goes about it in an around about way. He is a very smart man but no one on the ranch bothers to listen to him because he is black.Crooks is a very lonely and grumpy old man. He ha ...

(2 pages) 1163 0 4.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Of Mice And Men

g conclusion to Of Mice and Men.On a Sunday afternoon while all the men who lived and worked on the ranch were playing horseshoes, Lennie was in the barn petting his new puppy. Lennie is a very strong ... he should go to the edge of the pond where they spent the night when they were on there way to the ranch, and that is just where Lennie went. By the time that all the other men on the ranch found out ...

(4 pages) 752 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck


Honda models include, in the utility four wheeler division, Recon which is a 250cc. It includes Rancher which is a 350cc. They include foreman which is a 450cc. And the last one is a rubicon which ...

(1 pages) 2399 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Of Mice And Men: George's Decision To Kill Lenny And Commentary

e only humane thing he could have thought of, to kill Lenny painlessly and quickly before the other ranch hands got to him and tortured him. In a way George was dealing with his responsibility, Lenny. ... I would have taken the way viewed as more humane and valiant, to run with Lenny and hope the other ranch hands don't find us on our way out. I say this only because I wouldn't be able to kill someone ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Day The Cow Boys Quit

ed in Texas Panhandle in 1833. The main character was Hugh Hitchcock. He worked as a wagon boss for rancher Charlie Waide. Rascal Mcginty and Law Mcginty were also worked for Charlie Waide. The story ... excl;¦s boss Selkirk come to talk about the Figure 4 and tell Charlie Waide that most of the ranchers agree that no men employed for wages be allowed to own cattle. Selkirk also said some cowbo ...

(3 pages) 3012 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Of Mice And Men

Men by John Steinbeck is a novel about the life of two men.George Milton and Lennie Small work on a ranch so that they can adventually live their dream. By using meathods of characterization, conflict ... careful about what Lennie does and says. An example would be back in Weed, a town up north from the ranch where they go to get a job. Lennie liked to touch soft things, so when he sees a woman wearing ...

(2 pages) 357 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck: The theme of dreams in this novel, but explaining a quote from the story.

"I seen hundreds of men come by on the road an' on the ranches, with their bundles on their backs and that same damn thing in their heads. Hundreds of them ... had been their dream, to become their own boss, to be able to "Live off the fatta of the lan.'" As ranch hands they worked from one ranch to another, laboring for the benefit of whoever the boss was. ... unique itself, but because the of the fact that they share this dream together, it is significant. Ranch hands normally travel alone and dream of their own ranch, but Lennie and George are different ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Hit the Road

, September 28, 1932Today I got a letter from my cousin telling me about some possible work on some ranches in Salinas. I think I'm going to check it out; my family really needs the money. So, right n ... nice to me. I hope that the work won't be too hard. I wonder what I'll even be doing. Since it's a ranch, maybe I'll be taking care of animals, or planting or picking crops. That doesn't seem too har ...

(3 pages) 11 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing