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How can an author make his writing more interesting In every piece of literature literary devices are used to add more depth to the writing making it more interesting They give writing more meaning and keep the audience engaged They add to what the writer says about friendships character backgrounds and many other things Each character object and quote can be used as a literary device in an experienced authors writing In Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck the literary devices of foreshadowing significance of names and circular plot are used to enhance the novelForeshadowing is used to add excitement to the novel by creating curiosity When the two are in the valley George tells Lennie to hide in the brush if he gets in trouble This portends when Lennie gets in trouble by killing Curleys wife he has to return to the brush In addition foreshadowing is used when Carlson shoots Candys dog in the back of the head It anticipates George killing Lennie by also shooting him in the back of the head Finally when Candy saidI ought to of shot that dog myself George I shouldnt ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog 61 This foreshadows George killing Lennie where he is at peace shot by someone who loves him instead of Lennie getting killed by someone who hates him Steinbeck uses foreshadowing multiple times throughout the novel making the novel more interesting and fun to readThroughout the novel significance of names is used to give more detail to each name The name Lennie Small is significant and ironic Lennie is a big strong character but his last name is Small The name Lennie is Germanic and means strong as a lion Lennie can lift a four hundred pound bail Moreover the name George is Greek for earth worker in the novel George works in the fields The name Milton refers to John Milton the author of Paradise Lost
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