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. Candy’s character is one who represents the want for a companion, even though companionship can end in heartbreak. Carlson told Candy that he needs to shoot his dog, his loyal companion, “‘I’m so used to him,’ he said softly. ‘I had him from a pup…’”(50).
“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?” (Faulkner 263), so this story would have a whole different feel if she told it.
I shouldn’t ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog”. () 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." Pulling the trigger might have been a hard thing for George because killing Lennie would ruin their dreams this shows that George thought the best thing for lennie now was for him to die because he was already in so much trouble because of what he did in weed with the girl in the red dress and now he killed Curley 's wife so George didn 't want him to get himself into anymore problems so it was the best for him , this is why he killed Lennie it would be the best thing to do to not do anything more like hurting
In the book Of Mice and Men by: John Steinbeck tells a story of the different kinds of actions that were risked through friendship. 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
One example of true friends sticking together is exemplified when George stays with Lennie after Lennie's actions in Weed. 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. They have been close since Lennie 's only family member left him and George had to take care of them.
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.
Summing it up they all make money making everyone happy and at a benefit resulting in a mutualist relationship. 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