Would you sacrifice a fun life to take care of a person you loved? In the story “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, two opposites, George and Lennie, act as brothers. These characters will face more than a few lamentations with other characters throughout the whole story. Although George will show acts of kindness and acts of sympathy toward others, he mostly acts rude and aggressive toward others. One reason George can be viewed as aggressive towards Lennie is because George fees the need to make it so Lennie does not have to say anything.
The relation between George and Lennie are not same all the time. Some time they are like father and son because father is mostly protective and caring, George is also same as he saves Lennie from trouble and give advice what to do whenever he is in danger, so George is like father of Lennie. On the other hand, George is also like mother of Lennie as he cares about Lennie’s health as well as George is also like a close friend of Lennie as he gives good advices like staying out from Curley’s wife and take care of job ticket which is important their job. so, we can say their relationship are not constant, some time George is like a father, mother or a close friend of Lennie, it depends on which situation they
The essential character of America as a nation embraces so many good qualities, that makes the ideal American character be seen as a hero to the public, but within those qualities there are always contradictions that play a big role in almost any success story, that later produces this ideal American character. Highsmith's creation of Tom Ripley as the main character in the novel, makes one question the honesty and the dignity behind any example of the perfect American character, that we do admire and often sometimes look up to as mentor in life. Tom Ripley in the course of the novel, he lies, cheats, kills, yet most of us want him to succeed, and we applaud him every time he escapes justice, and these are the unspoken contradictions
Their relationship is really weird because nobody really understands why George takes care of Lennie, but for him Lennie is like a responsibility and also means companion. This is reflected when George said this to Lennie: “No, Lennie, I ain’t mad. I never been mad, and I aint now. That’s a thing I want you to know.” Lennie loves George, he is like a role model for him and he admires him. In the novel that is demonstrated when Lennie says to George: “But I would eat none, I’d leave it all for you George.” With those words Lennie demonstrates the admiration and loyalty he has for his best friend.
Throughout the course of the book A Lesson Before Dying, written by Ernest J. Gaines, Jefferson has many challenges that he faces and new concepts that he must learn for the sake of others. These challenges include becoming a man for Miss Emma. He also goes through many other small challenges such as talking to his visitors and writing in the notepad that Grant brought for him to record his feelings. Compared to other men included in this story Jefferson is seen as a wimp but through these challenges he becomes more of a man and hero than all other men. Jefferson is the most transformed and matured character that is included in this story.
George says ‘Lennie, for God’s sake don’t drink so much!’ This shows that he clearly knows Lennie very well which could only have been created through loyalty and trust between the two men. George also cares about Lennie’s wellbeing as if he didn’t he wouldn’t have stopped him drinking the water. It demonstrates that George supports Lennie and assists him to make decisions he would be otherwise incapable of making himself. This could only be possible due to loyalty which George with holds throughout the whole
Morrie and Elie were strong men that faced unimaginable events. Without a choice, Morrie and Elie both approach the theme of humanity and inhumanity in the novels Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom and Night by Elie Wiesel. Morrie and Elie both experience humanity and inhumanity is their own ways and circumstances. The two men have their own thoughts, experience the theme in different ways, and also experience the theme in a similar way. After being informed of the cruel, heartbreaking situations, maybe everyone can appreciate their own life a little bit
Despite what hardships may come, you should always be there for a friend and do what’s best for them. In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, George does just that for his best and only friend Lennie. Most guys like them don’t have friends, but they have a unique friendship where George acts as a brother to Lennie and tries to help him. They both share the same dream of owning a house, but George is forced to put it aside in order to do what’s best for his friend. George continually sacrifices his own happiness to take care of Lennie.
Sometimes positive, and sometimes not. George always seemed to view Lennie as his little brother. Lennie always tries his best to just do what George tells him to do, but that certainly doesn’t always work out. The one thing that really sets George and Lennie apart from the rest of the ranch hands is that they have each other. It’s ironic that two people that are so different from each other can have such a good relationship.
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.