What if you had to shoot a family member, a pet, or someone that is caring to you? How would you feel about it? In the story Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck George and Lennie go on an amazing adventure but with a dramatic ending. In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Steinbeck displays compassion in George by how he takes in Lennie and helps him through life. George is happiest when he doesn 't have to yell at Lennie and, when George does yell, he feels terrible.
Fences Bono Act 2, scene 1 In this monologue from Fences, Bono, Troy’s best friend which he met in prison, uses rhetorical techniques such as pathos and ethos to illustrate both his concerns and jealousy of Troy taking for granted, his wife’s love for him. Bono narrates about the “good ol’e times” with him and about how he was a sensible player with a gracious heart. The use of continuous repetition to emphasize the phrase“I done know you”, meant that he learned things essential to his life. Bono starts off by talking to his old friend that “ he known him for a long time ” building between him and the audience also as a best friend forever type relationship. He mentions that he learned a lot from him.
Love is accepting and caring for yourself and others. The power of love is shown in the text Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, and in the film “La Mission” because George decides to accept Lennie in his life and treat him like a brother after his aunt dies. Also, Che learns to accept his homosexual son, Jesse, and care for him . These texts make it clear that love is accepting and caring for yourself and others, yet they also mention what love is not which is not accepting others for who they are. Love is a complex idea to grasp, but the two texts help us better understand this concept by showing us the conflicting bonds of George and Lennie and Che and his son Jesse.
Their friendship is something that most people would have laughed at and never thought would be possible. They have proved that friendship and serving God is far more important than any material possessions in this world. They started by talking next to a dumpster and have now written a best selling book, will have a movie made about their story, and were even invited to the White house. After the White House visit Denver began to laugh and said “I’ve gone from living in the bushes, to eating with the Bushes.” This comment shows the humor these two men share and their ability to be positive no matter what the situation. These men are true American heroes and have the ability to touch the hearts of thousands of
George does make mistakes concerning Lennie throughout the whole book, but he also attempts to fix his mistakes with acts of kindness. He is a relatable character in many ways, which makes him interesting to read about. George cares for Lennie even when he messes up, which is much like how brothers still care about each other even though they mess up. George and Lennie are the most like brothers that two men can be without actually being brothers. They care for each other, argue over the simplest things, and are usually willing to admit that they need each other.
It can be seen present in many different sections throughout the story. This theme is presented to show that love will keep a family together after trails and tribulations. Although Sonny and the narrator had their fair share if arguments and fights, it was brotherly love that prevailed through it all. Which is what kept the two together as a family in the
In the book The Outsiders written by S.E Hinton has been and still is a favorite among its readers, the book focuses on group identity and individuality. I connected with the book because it shows how close friends can be, they can be almost family. Over time the character Johnny has developed, he became more brave and was willing to kill someone to save his friends and himself, he is intuitive, selfless and optimistic. Johnny thinks that there is still good in the world no matter what happens. Johnny often feels afraid, he doesn’t want to go home because of what his parents do to him.
He would be better off if he remained with his brothers because he would be happy, the fact that they truly care about Pony and his well-being, and he would be with people who would go to great lengths to protect him. Staying with Darry is a better choice than being put in a boys’ home because with his brothers, he would be with people who truly love and care about him. Although being put in a boys home seems appealing, Ponyboy would never be happy being separated from his brothers. You can see this when Ponyboy says “ I had taken the long way around, but I was finally home. To stay”(99).
Some people can say that if you’re really close to your friend, it could be reasonable that at times you could get irritated at one another. In the novella “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, friendship is displayed between two characters, George and Lennie. Lennie is always getting into trouble and George is always there to get him out of trouble. Some people would say that George was a bad friend to Lennie, but there are times when you could understand that George just gets annoyed with Lennie. George was an overall good friend to Lennie because he kept him safe and happy.
This character has an unbelievable amount of backstory and depth to it because he is a good brother, great son, and a man of honor. Jem is a good brother, on page 43 it says “I know what we are going to play.” This shows that he plays with his younger sister, which many older brothers do not. Another example is that he cares about his sister, Scout. On page 44 it says “Don't eat things you find scout.” Here is an example of his concern about her well-being. It is clear that he does care about his sister through the concern he expresses for Scout.