Human Relationship In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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“I have not seen you since you were so little!” uh-oh the parents suckered this person into another mind scrambling family reunion. Where people they could have swore saw them last month at Christmas swear they have not seen them since they were “this big”. That right there is human relationships at it’s finest. “Human relations is the skill or ability to work effectively through and with other people” (“Human Relations and You”). Humans are everywhere, oneself cannot go anywhere without interacting with another person. Whether it is a positive or negative encounter is up to the person. In American literature the theme of human relationships is the most prominent of them all.
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George and Lennie in Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men are fantastic examples of friendship. Lennie is perceived as a mentally impaired man who follows his friend George around while they look for work. Most people could not stand to be around Lennie, because they just cannot understand why he is the way he is. Lennie, being mentally impaired, did not know right from wrong. One example is the reason George and Lennie had to leave Weed. Lennie did not know that it was not okay for him to touch other women’s dresses. Which then frightened the woman and she screamed which frightened Lennie and his only reaction was to hold on tight. Since the normal human sometimes does not recognize when another is a little “slow”, the woman jumped to the conclusion that Lennie was trying to hurt her. Another example of George and Lennie’s friendship is when George has to shoot Lennie, because he had accidentally murdered Curley’s wife. George knew that he would have let Curley get to Lennie he would have tortured Lennie. It was George’s responsibility to take care of Lennie. George knew that they could not just run away from this. For the better of Lennie, George decided that he should kill Lennie himself (Steinbeck). A true friendship is an unbreakable bond and one of the most important human

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