Lennie has done so much to ruin his world in the book. When Lennie gets to a new place to live, he accidently kills mice, a puppy, and a person, but says he 's sorry which makes him seem sympathetic. Steinbeck was successful at making Lennie sympathetic because he cares about everything and will always be there for George but other characters keep sizing up to him and he doesn’t know
George is the main character of the book. George is described as a small man who can get angry fast but is very understanding of others. George and Lennie’s dream is to own a ranch and live off the fat of the land. However, this is merely a dream that is never comes true in the end due to the many conflicts that Lennie causes. One of the many conflicts Lennie causes that makes their dream slip further away is when he and George had to run out of weeds because of his mistake.
He is also fast to get anger, particularly when dealing with men who are weak, lazy debtors like his father. However, Okonkwo overcompensates for is fathers womanly ways, of which he is humiliated, because he does not tolerate idleness or gentleness. Even though he feels inward love at times, he never portrays love toward anyone. Instead, he isolates himself by exhibiting anger through aggressive, stubborn, crazy behavior. Okonkwo demands that his family work long hours despite their age or limited bodily energy, he nags and beat his wives and son, Nwoye, who Okonkwo believes is womanly like his father, Unoka.
George is the little man with the brain. He loves to feel powerful and that is why he makes a fool out of Lennie or he used to do; now instead he likes Lennie’s company. Before she died, George promised Lennie’s aunt that he would take care of him because though he is grown and strong he is simple-minded and cannot survive on his own. “All the subordinate characters live on the ranch, and they are impersonated by the
The movie, “Chicken Little” took place in a small town called Oakey Oaks. The main characters in “Chicken Little” are Chicken Little, his dad, named Buck Cluck, Abby (ugly duckling), Master Runt Of The Litter, (the pig), Fish Out Of Water, and the little orange alien. In the beginning of the movie, Chicken Little decides to ring the emergency bell, and scares the whole town. He told the whole town that the sky was falling, because he seen a hexagon shape that came from the sky. No one believed him, and he had embarrassed his father and was disappointed in Chicken Little.
A big part of the George and Lennie’s lives is the dream that they share: to make enough money and buy their own ranch and be able to grow crops and raise animals. Lennie has a very big attraction to soft things that he can pet; this gets him in trouble throughout his life. Many events in Of Mice and Men are foreshadowed such as Curley’s wife’s untimely death, the loss of the farm dream, and Lennie’s death. In the novel Lennie shows great interest in petting soft things, and it is also shown that Lennie normally kills the things he pets. However, Lennie and George were caught in a situation in Weed where Lennie grabbed onto a girls dress and this got him and George into serious trouble.
It is immediately clear that George, while smaller in size is the sharper one, and that Lennie has the mind of a child and an obsession with petting things, soft things. As Lennie and George get settled in, they meet the people on the ranch, one of whom is Curley’s wife, the wife of the boss’s son. All of the characters are lonely, but it is immediately clear that she is the
Candy’s physical disability limits him to making only thirty dollars on the farm. At an early point in life, Candy’s dog was a champion sheep herder, but he became old and no use to anyone. Candy’s dog was shot by Carlson, another worker on the farm, because the dog had lived beyond its value. When George and Lennie were going on about their dream house, Candy stated “They’ll call me purty soon. Jus’ as soon as I can’t swamp out no bunkhouses they’ll put me on the county” (Steinbeck 60).
William used to work on the ranch with Slim and all of the other workers. Despite hearing that his old co-worker’s letter is in a magazine, Carlson refuses to be a part of the conversation because of how bad Candy’s dog smells. Candy’s dog smells very bad and is getting old and worn down, so Carlson starts talking about how he can shoot the dog to end its and everybody else’s suffering. Candy has a strong connection to his dog that Carlson doesn’t care about. After the conversation about shooting Candy’s dog, Steinbeck says, “Candy looked a long time at Slim to try to find some reversal.
Bullying still exists in the future He is very violent Mother and Father Doesn’t really care for Ender, wants him to have religion. Not very important to story To get Graff away from his son Not really since they are his parents They send Ender to Battle school “You know he’s never in” Not really just uncaring parents Gives Endera hard time Petra One of the girls in Battle School Teaches Ender how to shoot. Also Enders Commander Not a humans right issue She’s very persistent but she is always afraid of Buggers Too many centuries of evolution are working against them” (3.111) More high tech weapons Friendly Colonel