Although Lennie is dictated by George and chooses to make his own decisions, Lennie trusts George and listens to him and others because of his limitations. In chapter one, Lennie listens to George because he trusts him. This relationship relate to as a relationship with a sibling or friend. You take their advice, because you believe that it will help you. In this chapter, Lennie finds a mice and keeps it on him to pet it.
Therefore you want to take action even if you think your problem with mice is a minor one, or it could turn into a bigger problem given time. Here are some things you can try. Seal Your House Try to find where mice are getting in your home. This can be difficult since mice are so tiny and they can squeeze through very small gaps. However, you can usually spot an entry point because there will be a greasy stain and mouse droppings nearby.
Although Lennie loves mice, he is inept at handling feeble creatures. George notices the mouse and addresses it by saying that: “‘That mouse ain’t fresh, Lennie...you’ve broke it pettin’ it’” (Steinbeck 9). The euphemism that George uses for death suggests that the mouse’ death was not intentional, nor sadistic. Lennie roots his intentions in kindness, but his strength overpowers this emotion. George prohibits Lennie from petting mice, making Lennie sad.
Instead, the dreams don’t burn out, they just become louder. Supposing that a dream doesn’t stop, it can become callous and a challenge to ignore. Only on rare occasions do dreams loiter in one’s mind, but when this does occur, the owner prefers it to stay. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck George and Lennie inhibit optimism due to they are driven to either dream or fall apart. The theme George and Lennie’s dream constructs are unrefined, but it is theirs.
What makes these dreams American is that they wished for unconditional happiness and freedom. Throughout the story, the characters realized the impossibility of their dreams. Companionship Companionship is a central theme and motif from Of Mice and Men. Lennie and George often express that they take care and look after each other. Many characters from the story including Crooks, Candy and Curley’s
Payton Fox We all dream to move up in life, to pursue goals so that our life will be better. The story “Of Mice And Men” by John Steinbeck shares many characters that are all pursuing different goals in life. One of these characters is Lennie Small a strong good willed man who travels from ranch to ranch with his childhood friend George Milton. They want to raise a stake and own a land privately to settle down, but Lennie's basic knowledge of life is below average making him like a child. Even though Lennie lacks the fundamental concept of common sense for his age, he is trustworthy and friendly to everyone he meets, the author John Steinbeck shows this by sharing his relationship with his best friend and traveling companion George.
He also has difficulties relating to others in situations. Lennie’s mental capacity is also his strength since it lets him see how others truly are without any prejudices. He becomes friends with Crooks and Lennie does not realize that is unusual for him to become friends with someone who is colored. Lennie is a carefree individual and the dream he wants to go after and achieve is to tend rabbits, which is the outlook on life that people find a refreshing view of him. His friend George, has weaknesses and strengths as well.
Steinbeck shows this because he is showing the personalities of the characters through their dreams and aspirations. A second example would be when candy found a way to make money for the rabbits for the ranch. The text says that candy found a way to make enough money to buy and raise the rabbits for the dream ranch that was originally
They have been working together for a long time and have been partners. Lennie always looks up to George as his role model. George made him a promise that, when they get to build their dream house, Lennie will get to tend the rabbits. “That’s him,” Lennie said. “That’s the guy, an’ he ‘s gonna let me tend the rabbits.” This shows Lennie’s friendship with George because he is so excited to see him and talk about all of the things they are going to do.
John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Men portrays a life of two migrant workers Lennie and George. They have been best friends. George is characterized as a shorter man with a dark face while lennie is almost the opposite a man with a large face and a large body but he acts childish mentally and often forgets what he is told. Together both of them set off to go work for a ranch in one day hoping to achieve their dream of owning their own ranch. George was always talking to lennie to listen to him and what he says so he would not get into any trouble so they could continue working and saving money for the “dream”.