Readers should be more compassionate toward George because of his relationship with Lennie; George sacrifices his personal wants, has to correct Lennie’s mistakes and eventually has to come to terms with the ultimate sacrifice. George is a knowledgeable man who has the opportunity to create a simple easy going life for himself. However, throughout the novel he remains loyal to Lennie and sacrifices his success of an improved
Because he felt he owed them he was loyal and took a risk by saving them from Nag and Nagaina, which further proves the theme of loyalty. In conclusion, the author uses anthropomorphism this story to help show the theme,loyalty can cause you to take a chance for those you care
Friendship is the relationship between George and Lennie. The friendship between Georgie and Lennie can be interpreted as brotherhood and the relationship between father and son. Brotherhood is implied because both George and Lennie share a relationship of honesty and love, even though they may not show it. When Lennie gets a little out of line, George gets very irritated and makes it apparent. However, no matter how much Lennie bothers him, George wants to protect Lennie.
The theme shown in both stories is that love is shown in mysterious ways. Through the challenges that come with taking care of yourself and someone else, Gilbert and George may not express their love to Arnie and Lennie picture perfectly, but amidst all their problems, they manage to pull through many obstacles together that may get in their way to happiness and accomplishing their dreams. First of all, although sometimes Gilbert and George feel trapped by the weight of looking over Arnie and Lennie, both men have consistently showed they would always love and be there for the other even amongst the frustrations, as seen in their actions. For example, Gilbert might act violently towards Arnie when frustrated, but he always makes sure no one
Okonkwo is known throughout all nine villages for his self-wealth, strength but most of all his anger and temper. He is irrational and does not think logically, but thinks through his fists. He is incapable of showing remorse or emotion, and due to this lack of emotion, when someone starts to agitate him he immediately fights. Whether it be domestic violence towards his wife and children or picking fights with neighbors challenging him. Okonkwo’s family relationships make him a sympathetic character because he provides for his family which is what his father could not do and an unsympathetic character because of the constant domestic violence when something is not done to his expectations.
The American Dream is For Fools “We know what we got, and we don't care whether you know it or not” (79). The novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, is about a group of men who are constantly aspiring for the American Dream. Since they are just ranchers, making hardly any money, it is obvious that this wish will never be able to come true for them. John Steinbeck uses the characters in Of Mice and Men to show that believing in the American Dream is only for fools. George, one of the main characters of the novel, is way too optimistic on the idea of achieving the American Dream.
This affected Simon a lot he only wanted his parents to love him. In these stories two unordinary people defy the odds and prove people wrong. They were always the underdogs and people didn't like them although they didn't try to understand them. Simon was also fortunate to have a caring brother who treated him right unlike Doodle’s selfish brother. They are also always happy and never down.
Although John’s many conflicts with his culture and relationships afflict him, he chooses to persevere, allowing it to unveil and mould his character. This resolution contributes to his hardships sculpting selflessness and integrity into his independent nature. Discovering this, John is able to resolve his internal strife and redeem his good reputation because of his suffering. Because he endures through every catastrophe, John’s identity is capable of evolving and he fixes his broken marriage. While misfortune is something people do everything humanly possible to avoid, there is no hope of cultivating one’s temperament without
Dealing with the characters there loyalty is explained well through their actions, the thoughts that are being spoken upon on; has the audience thinking rather the character is loyal or disloyal. Comparing Laertes and Hamlets loyalty, is very appealing to the crowd. Having loyalty for them can be considered as a good thing, but it can also lead into a negative impact. Hamlet is one of the leading characters in the play, his part that he plays is; is representing him to be a man who is very loyal to his words and vows. Hamlet was the king’s son, and being a son of the king can be a struggle at times.
Their culture valued human contact, family, virtue, and a good story. They feared humiliation and loneliness in their lives. Beowulf is the strongest of the Geats. He likes to win, but he doesn’t like to lose. The Anglo-Saxons desired richness, power, and appreciated heroic actions of warriors.
George kept him him with him while he worked. Lennie was so big that he could handle his own work and help get things done faster. The bond they made helped them overcome being lonely. The relationship between George and Lennie had their ups and downs, Lennie’s problems would always seem to get them in trouble. Lennie wasn’t the smartest in the world so he often needed help with his problems