Then later, Curley’s wife is talking to Lennie, “But you’re kinda a nice fella. Jus’ like a big baby”(99). The author says Lennie is like a “baby” because Lennie needs to be cared for by a companion like a baby. He needs someone to look after him like someone would look after a baby. A companion is essential to Lennie because without one, he would have died, like a baby would have.
“Barn Burning” is written in limited omniscient point of view from the son Sarty, and that really plays a big part. It really makes people think when they read this story of what would it be like if maybe it was in someone else’s point of view? What made Faulkner do Sartys point of view, what made him so special? This story could be different if it was told from Lennie the mothers point of view. The mother in this is caring and always looks out for her son Sarty, like when he got hurt she would keep asking him “Does it hurt?”
() These two events foreshadow that George is going to shoot Lennie. In the last chapter when George does shoot Lennie, the audience understands that even though Lennie was his best friend, he owed Lennie that much to have someone who cares about him shoot him instead of a stranger who does not care. It is also interesting to point out that Candy’s dog and Lennie were both shot with Carlson’s
Second, A brothers keeper is always doing what 's best for them. For example " George raised the fun and steadied it and he brought the muzzle or it close to the back of Lennie 's head. The hand shook violently but his face set and his hand steadied. He pulled the trigger.
George and Lennie are best friends and they do everything together which is difficult for this time period because most guys carry their own weight. After the incident in Weed causes them to leave town and find work in Murray and Ready’s, a small town ranch. Lennie and George are hard workers because they hope that they can fulfill their dream of living of the fatta
George said "An' you ain't gonna do no bad things like you did in Weed (7)." This suggests George really cares about Lennie, and he doesn't want him to do anything that will get him in trouble. George said "we run, they was
¨There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship¨- Thomas Aquinas. In the story of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck the two main characters in the book are named George and Lenny. They represent this quote. The book is about George and Lenny and their goal to achieve the american dream by owning their own ranch. George is the leader between the two because Lennie has a smaller brain and can 't comprehend a lot.
He life has so far been trying to keep a steady job while caring and looking after Lennie, who easily gets them kicked out of almost every place they go to. “An’ you ain’t gonna do no bad things like you done in Weed, neither,”(Steinbeck 8). George honestly knew he would be better off without Lennie. But because of Lennie’s aunt, he would keep him safe even if a town was after him. Multiple times he has saved Lennie from others who misinterpreted him for a fool or a creep, when really they acted on impulse than understand the situation at
Wiesel 's philosophy on oppression is that if we do not speak, that will not help the oppressed. He states that in the following; "neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented"(Wiesel, Night). In the speeches he has done, he explains that being silent is a never a good idea and will only help the oppressor. He also speaks on how he himself after being liberated the Jews did not want to fight and did not feel guilty about it, and for us never to do that.
All in all, between the characters of “Of Mice and Men” there are three different types of symbiosis shown. These types of symbiosis are described by who benefits and who is handicapped by others. The different types of symbiosis are shown by Lenny & George, Curley & his wife, The Boss & his workers. Parasitic, commensalism, and mutualism are the three types of symbiosis shown in the novella “Of Mice and
He was already old but he could still work. It started to lean into the range of him getting fired, when he accidently lost his hand to a machine. He knew he was going to get fired so he tried to make the best of it with his dog, that was soon then shot because of how old it was. It was a realization that Candy was going to get fired, so he attached himself to George 's plan, only so he did not end up fired and without work.
Right after that Paxton declares he was always out to help people, not to frigging hurt them. Perhaps he was bitter that he was always helping people, and nobody would ever help him in return. Clearly Paxton had a lack of supportive entourage, and therefore he wanted to get their attention somehow. It is very possible that he had always been a good guy, but changed his ways because he never got the same treatment in return. Paxton continues: ‘This guy deteriorated every single day.
He knows the rest of the town will disapprove, but he believes in the innocence of this man and does not care of his complexion. In this moment, Scout and Jem only see how everyone will downgrade them and see them differently. Atticus shows, it does not matter what others think, all that matters is that you support what you believe in. This shows how Atticus is a strong character who contributes a lot to the overall lesson
In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, how were George and Lennie able to remain friends even though it seemed odd to most people? Although George struggles to take care of Lennie, he remains best friends with him throughout the entire book and helps him. “The relationship between George and Lennie is an oddity to everyone at the farm, but especially to the boss who can not possibly believe that two men could be so strongly attached unless they were blood relatives” (Newman, 37) This paper will focus on why George felt so connected to Lennie and felt the need to protect and take care of him. A lesson that can be taken from Of Mice and Men is that friendship can change the way a person is and cause them to love someone as if they are family.
Loneliness can overcome companionship Is it better to love than not be loved at all? It is better to experience love because if you don't then you will be lonely. You may not feel the pain that comes with the price of love, you could also not experience the joy that love provides. The novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Introduces the effects of isolation through its characters. Steinbeck depicts the essential loneliness of ranch life in California and their desire for companionship.