Comparing John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Of Mice and Men Essay

Of course money and power is something so great to have, people often get caught up in their own world of making themselves happy that they forget about family and true friends that are much greater than money and power.

Money and power comes and goes, while friendship can stay for a lifetime. Money and power is hard to get and even harder to keep it, while friendship is easy to find and easy to keep forever (Compound). Money and power will leave you lonesome and make you somebody you’re not just to please people, while friendship has somebody there to comfort you anytime, make you believe in yourself and bring the good out of you even if that means sacrificing a lot. Friendship is far superior than money and power ever was (simple). …show more content…

This is what George did to Lennie. He wanted this dream, but didn’t believe enough as Lennie did. He wanted to live a life without Lennie and to make something out of himself, but he couldn’t because he had to take care of Lennie and not by choice. It was perfect timing when Candy announced he could make this dream a reality soon to the part when George found out Lennie killed Curley’s wife. George states that in the first couple pages of the book that “Well, we ain't got any," George exploded. "Whatever we ain't got, that's what you want. God a'mighty, if I was alone I could live so easy. I could go get a job an' work, an' no trouble. No mess at all..” He says this because he doesn’t believe enough like Lennie

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