Friendship In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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In the novel, Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck showed diverse types of strong friendships between characters in the novel. Even though they could not staying for a long time, they understand each other a bit more than understand itself. John Steinbeck exhibits many forms of friendship, and his characters showed the most significant relationship based on Great Depression. Message of author delivered benefit from character’s companionship and help each other in the harder times of their life. Lennie and George had more strongest friendship in this novel. Their relationship become unusual, because in the time of the Great Depression in America, It is difficult to work with person who especially has problem in mental. (Lennie) then, Steinbeck portrayed character’s isolation, Lennie, has no fear of being alone, but whenever he is found alone he is constantly thinking about George and George should take care of him. George said “So you forgot that awready, did you? I gotta tell upi again, do i? Jesus Christ, you’are a crazy bastard!”(Steinbeck, Pg 4) so this scene shows what problem do Lennie has and what is the role of George, who is Lennie’s best friend. “It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn 't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?” (A.A.Milne). The conversation between Lennie and George is extreamly short and simple, so even though George is living hard life with Lennie in Great depression, perhaps he has fun to talk with his best
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