Imagery in Of Mice and Men


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In Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck uses animal imagery to _____.

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1. In Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck's use of imagery to describe the two different settings in the novel serves to _____.

2. In Of Mice and Men imagery is important because _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The use of imagery in literature can help create a fuller picture for the reader. This assessment will help you judge your understanding of Steinbeck's use of imagery in Of Mice and Men with questions regarding its use for the characters and setting.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you understand the imagery in Of Mice and Men, including:

  • Use of animal imagery
  • Importance and purpose of imagery
  • How sound and tactile imagery are used

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Of Mice and Men
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as imagery and foreshadowing
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding literary tools and their use in the novella

Additional Learning

For more on this novella, review the lesson titled Imagery in Of Mice and Men. This lesson further details the story and use of this literary device, including:

  • What imagery is
  • Imagery used for character development
  • How imagery impacts the story's climax