Prideful because all he tries to do is chance Doodle rather than letting him be who he is . Not letting himself accept himself the way he is. Brother's pride pushes him to give Doodle an existence away from his bed, and it is his obsession that leads to Doodle's tragic demise. Brother's pride did create a facsimile (copy) of real life for Doodle, but in the end, it crumbled him, brought to its knees by pride and selfishness. Brother did love Doodle, but his ego overshadowed the fact the he was just trying to protect Doodle from a world that doesn't tolerate those that are different.
In Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck shows us that people have responsibilities in life, even if they’re unwanted. The character George in Of Mice and Men had the responsibility of taking care of his retarded friend Lennie. George was always with Lennie no matter where they went. It was George’s job to take care of Lennie, so they worked together, and there were numerous times where George had to run away with Lennie because he got in trouble. George didn’t like the responsibility of taking care of Lennie because it was a huge
“Colville grinned. ‘Guess I’m not the only one who’s big on symbols, eh?’ ‘Fuck you.’” (Aker, 104) This shows that at first Reef has no respect for Colville at all, as seen through his language. As Reef is getting more accustomed towards North Hill, he cuts back on his language, “Reef returned his stare without blinking. ‘I wasn’t the one who came up with this family room sh-’ he paused for just a second, remembering how his profanity had earned him more than a few ‘extra jobs’ since day one.” (Aker, 142) this shows that while Reef cut back on his cursing so he won’t get an “extra job”, he also respected Colville by doing so. “‘Sorry, Frank,’ Reef said as he climbed into the pickup.” (Aker, 283) This shows the Reef finally respects Colville enough to apologize to him.
Lennie would have to live his life with his illness and live a life of constantly struggling and being punished for his disability. George took care of Lennie for such a long period of time, and it isn’t fair to George that he constantly has to face the consequences for someone else’s
Huck could turn Jim into them and continue on, but he knows deep down that, that wouldn't be the right thing to do and that he would feel guilt for doing so. Overall, as a result from the quotes that were provided, Huck matured into a nice young man almost all on his
George tells Slim “Course Lennie’s a God damn nuisance most of the time, but you get used to goin’ around with a guy an’ you can’t get rid of him.” (Steinbeck, 41) George explains how he feels about Lennie without getting too sweet so Slim does not think that George is weak. George and Lennie were family, but not by blood, but by they way they took care of each other and protected one another. However, in the end the loyalty of the two men ran out. On the bank of the river, Lennie lay dead, no longer able to show George his loyalty. In the aftermath of loyalty came loneliness because eventually one of the characters in a relationship will outlive the other and leave one all
Riggs's Title People are never going to reach the American Dream. This is the opinion of author John Steinbeck, who felt as though poor people would never achieve the American Dream. In the book “Of Mice And Men” John Steinbeck writes a story about George and Lennie. George and Lennie are poor and they are trying to buy their house, but they fail. In, “Of Mice And Men”, John Steinbeck uses characterization and structure to communicate that being powerless means that you do not mean anything.
It has even gone so far that George has a plan if Lennie messes up again or makes another mistake, repeating to Lennie multiple times saying, "Lennie—if you jus' happen to get in trouble like you always done before, I want you to come right here an' hide in the brush" (Steinbeck 15). George’s stress and pressure he puts on himself and the anger and ferocity he has inside has turned George into a
Rhetorical Analysis Essay People’s realities are shaped by their experiences of failing while trying to achieve their dreams. For years people have shaped and/or destroyed their reality by trying to catch their dreams. People strive everyday to achieve their dreams, but in reality they never will. John Steinbeck uses many rhetorical appeals to help the reader understand how the American Dream can be with his experiences using ethos, paradox, and repetition. Author John Steinbeck displayed multiple incidents using ethos in Of Mice and Men by using the main character George to have to be the role model for his mentally disabled partner Lennie, while trying to catch their American Dream.
Emotions are a very powerful human instinct that drives our thought processes and our actions. This can lead a person to carry out positive or negative acts with different consequences. No one is perfect, and neither is the character George in Of Mice and Men. George treats Lennie with the love and respect he would give a son. He cannot be blamed for treating Lennie badly just from a few words throughout the book.
When a person is struggling in life, they find a person to pick up the piece when they can not. Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck tell the story of a George and Lennie, a pair of friend in the great depression striving for the american dream; to live of of the fat of the land. They travel around the midwest a migrant woking, looking for work. George is a short man who is more of the brains of the operation, while lennie as a big strong guy who does not even know his own strength. However he struggle with comprehending and remember information he is given.