George has caught Lennie with something that he should not have had on multiple occasions. For example, there was once a mouse in his pocket and one time, a puppy with him on his bunk (43). George does a good job of protecting Lennie when needed. For example, George knew Curley’s wife was going to cause trouble, so he warned Lennie to not talk to her (32). The accident involving Curley’s wife was Lennie’s fault for not listening to George and behaving as he did.
At the end of the story, we learn why Lennie is the way he is while he is shown hallucinating his Aunt Clara and a rabbit speaking to him, while George seems surprised when he sees Lennie talking into thin air, he is one of the few, if not the only one who knows that something is seriously wrong with Lennie. George consistently stayed by his side and though it may seem wrong to some, put Lennie out of his misery because he knew that the others would torture him. The message that Steinbeck was trying to send appeared to be that of unconditional devotion to another. Moreover, I think Steinbeck was attempting to raise moral questions and pin point the flaw of the lack of concern for mental illness and how when gone untreated, it can hurt more than just the person affected. As a reader, this book made me question whether modern day ideas such as euthanasia is acceptable in an attempt to help an individual and others and
In the novel “Of Mice And Men” George and Lennie’s friendship is very much like a brotherly relationship. It shows the middle class hard worker of that time period very well and gives us insight to their daily struggles and issues. Lennie leans dependently on George, so much so as to cause their boss to get suspicious of their situation. “I said what stake you got in this guy? You takin’ his pay away from him?” (pg.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Lennie and George have to move to a new town and start work in a new place, after being run out of town. Lennie is kind, innocent, and childlike making Steinbeck successful in making him a sympathetic character. Lennie’s number 1 character trait is kindness. Lennie is genuinely kind, with a good heart.
Romeo replied, “With love 's light wings did I o’erperch these walls” (2.2.73). This shows that love helped him climb the orchard walls. He doesn 't care if gets caught, but as for Juliet she warned him that if he gets discovered he would put into death because he is a Montague. Romeo tells her that he rather die from their hatred than have his death if she doesn 't love him. It is humorous that Romeo replied, My life were better ended by their hate/ than death prorogued waiting if they love”(2.2.86-87).
Herbert is their only son who mysteriously comes back to life in Mr. White’s second wish. Sergeant Major Morris is a close friend of the family and is the person who warns them about the monkey’s paw. Lastly, the representative is the one who delivers the bad news about Herbert to Mr. and Mrs. White. “Well, its just a bit of what you might call magic, perhaps,” said the sergeant-major off handedly. He calls the paw magic
In his second letter to his sister, Margaret Saville, he wishes for a friend he could bond with. “You may deem me romantic, my dear sister, but I bitterly feel the want of a friend. I have no one near me, gentle yet courageous, possessed of a cultivated as well as of a capacious mind, whose tastes are like my own, to approve or amend my plans.” Robert Walton was pleased to have Victor on board and connect with him. Frankenstein is intelligent and well educated, like Walton, and took Robert’s interest. “How would such a friend repair the faults of
In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, there are many different themes, but friendship is one of the most important themes. There are many different meanings of friendship. According to, Dictionary.com the meaning of friendship is “A friendly relation or intimacy.” Friendship is having a close bond with a person. There’s a saying, “ The greatest gift of life is friendship.” Lennie and George have a close bond, in fact George was Lennie’s protector. George was trying to provide a better life for the both of them.
Of Mice And Men John Steinbeck’s novella ‘Of Mice and Men’ published in the 1930’s employs carefully considered narrative techniques that effectively inject sympathy within the reader. The chain of events are foreshadowed through speech, Death and Lennie Small. Curlys Wife soon becomes the instrument who destroys the dream. Steinbeck demonstrates this through various techniques including of foreshadowing, realism, symbolism, circular structure, significance of the title and setting. One of the predominant themes that govern the story and characters in the book is friendship, "Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world” Lennie And George are very lucky to have each other, although they are rather different to one another,
It truly was the last time. The thought of our time there is very nostalgic. My mother eventually moved out after my brother and sister graduated high school. My brother moved into his own house. He and his wife have their own family.
The friendship between George and Lennie in John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is illustrated as one that is strong and enduring which is not expected of men during the time the book sets. By looking at George and Lennie’s friendship, one can see that they both envision a future that includes both of them and fail to see one without the other. By opposing the themes of friendship and loneliness, Steinbeck creates an example of a friendship that is doomed to end with the use of foreshadowing in the final stages of the
George: George is also a ranch worker in California. He is, in a way, Lennie’s caretaker. It is quite obvious that George resents having Lennie by his side, and mentions it quite often in the book, yet still continues working with him. George is small and lanky compared to Lennie. The story he created of the ranch that he and Lennie will have in the future keeps Lennie’s hopes up, which helps George believe in