George may have had Lenny to accompany him but, it was not enough. Lenny was more of a kid to be taken care of than a friend. Lenny and George’s relationship was more lie a friendly partnership. George was still lonely in other ways throughout the story. George is quick to tell Lennie that without him on his tail he would have a much better life.
He thinks that he can’t take as good of care for his father as his father did for him. Elie knew if someone ever tried to attack his father that he wouldn’t be strong enough to fight any men off. He knew all he had to do was keep his father as close as possible and you don’t always have to follow what they’ve done just keep them safe when they aren’t in the right stage to take care of themself. He knew that his father just couldn’t go any further he knew that once he felt it was time to give up he couldn’t seem to fight any longer you just have to give up hope and
The Great Depression, caused by the hardships in the 1920s, further separated the people on social levels. Harper Lee shows this in her novel, which took place during the midst of the Great Depression. Social injustice was shown because of the unfair treatment of the colored Americans against the white people, no matter their working ability. The Cunninghams mainly showed the social problems caused by the stock market crash because of all the hardships they faced as a result of the crash. Finally, the Great Depression not only caused economic problems, it also greatly separated the townspeople from one another, causing social
Dreams are very important because without dreams there’s nothing to live for, no motivation, and overall loss of interest in all of life. To achieve in life, goals need to be created and pursued. It does not matter how big or small, as long as it helps fulfill life. Even the most successful people have dreams. Without dreams the same continuous routines of daily life will not be as enjoyable.
Putting Lennie out of his misery is the best option George had. Lennie depended on George for everything. Lennie wouldn’t be able to survive without George. He wouldn’t know what to do if he didn’t have George around. George would help him by holding his work card, they always work together, and he didn’t steal him money when he could .
Steinbeck also depicts George as someone that is greatly honest and true to his word as he is still loyal to Lennie even after a promise made such a long time ago. To anyone, taking care of Lennie is not an easy task. It's no different for George. He has complained in heaps of occurrences that Lennie is difficult to handle. Since Lennie is mentally challenged, George repeatedly thinks about how much simpler his life could be without Lennie.
None of us truly know the impact it had back then,but by reading Of Mice and Men. We could see how the financial and racial discrimination affected people back then. Although we may say that we live in a time of discrimination now, we have to remember that discrimination has always been around. And very predominant in Of Mice and Men, and greatly affected people then, and is an interesting read
Lennie becomes uneasy at the thought of never seeing George again because of how much he relies on George. If a man does not have the capability of living on his own how can one expect him to achieve his dream alone? Steinbeck also reveals companionship is necessary for a life of contentment. Lennie would never be content without George and believe it or not George needs Lennie as
Here is a example of the theme from the book “He barely liked his family-and by family he meant his older brother. Tom.” The conflict is that Benny and Tom do not have a good relationship and have grudges against each other. If you hold grudges against your family or do not have a good relationship with your family, you will have no one to fall back on and you will be by yourself. Another example of the theme from the book is “Sorry, Benny- I forgot. Point is, you got family of some kind, right?” This example shows that you will always have some type of family, even if you don’t know
Without having these relationships the characters would not get or give support, and would not understand what is morally right. Sudasa would not have helped Kiran escape Koyanagar if she did not learned about the importance of Kiran’s family to him. Paul would not have gotten support from Jimmy if they did not develop and fight for their relationship. After all, the characters learn how relationships help them, and how hard life would be without them. Not only did these relationships help them gain support, but they helped the characters understand each other and why they have to make sacrifices.