What is the role of animals in 'Of Mice and Men'?

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How is interpretation different than paraphrase?
If saying what the text means, in other words, is not paraphrase, what then are we doing? What can the interpretive critic do to go beyond paraphrasing, and in a way reducing the test to a specific meaning or set of meanings in less beautiful words?
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To what animal is Lennie compared in mice and men?

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What two animals is Lennie compared to in the novel Of Mice and Men?

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