How Does Steinbeck Show Friendship In Of Mice And Men

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Making a sacrifice to a healthy friendship Of Mice and Men is a story written by John Steinbeck, a story about two men named George and Lennie. In the story George and Lennie have been kicked out of the town Weed because of an incident that happened to Lennie in weed Ultimately, George stays with Lennie through thick and thin while on the ranch miles ahead from Weed. Lennie appears to have trouble there on the ranch he kills the boss's son’s wife and kills a puppy that was given to him. Friendship is extremely important in the novel because in John Steinbeck's book Of Mice and Men he uses the struggles of friendship to illustrate the difficulties for the migrant workers' survival during the 1930’s. George is a character that display friendship by caring for Lennie in the book Of Mice and Men. He overcomes the dreadful and unfit society by staying loyal to his friend Lennie. “Guys like us, that on ranches are the loneliest guys in the world they got no family. They don’t belong no place. They come to a ranch an’ work up a stack and the first thing you know…show more content…
"You drink some, George. You take a good big drink." He smiled happily”(Steinbeck 3). George makes Lennie happy and satisfied when he tells him to drink also, Lennie cares for George and it makes him happy to see George happy. George is the only person that Lennie relies on he follows and listens to everything George says. "One can remain true to one's dream and true to one's friend."(Scarseth 257). George and Lennie shears there dreams and loyalty with each other and if you can do that, that's true friendship. Friendship is very important in the 1930’s the migrant workers has no time to socialize and build friendships. George and Lennie shows friendship in many ways George cares for Lennie and overcomes the dreadful society of the
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