John steinback’s novella, Of Mice and Men, attempts to explain the nature of being human and one’s struggles to identify a place in the universe. In doing so Steinbeck touches on several themes: dreams, loneliness, how man’s prosperity achieves cruelty, powerlessness, and uncertainty of the future — or fate
recommended reading in the past in many high, schools, today it is considered a ‘challenged book’, for its vulgar langauge, and is in effect censored.
this week the temperatures changed sharply from very comfortable to very cold. it made the leaves on the trees even more beautiful. But, with it a side-effect which turns out to be very common in New-England. all the mice in the fields and yards look for warmth, usually in homes much like our very own.
just like almost all kids in israel have lice and no-one wants to talk about it, so it is with mice in this part of the american empire.
some things are more comfortably left in the private sphere, not the public one
are we witnessing the decline of the american empire?
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