In "Of Mice and Men" the characters use different and non-standard dialect. Steinbeck writes in Standard English in his descriptions, but why does he use non-standard dialects when the characters are speaking? What effect does it have?
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Of Mice and Men: Dialect watch
- Thread Starter
- 14-02-2016 16:52
- 14-02-2016 16:55
Its how the people would've spoken at the time which creates an authentic effect of how society was modelled at the time.