Every day, millions of people judge others based on the stereotypes that apply to them, and some do not even know it. Most times these misjudgments are harmless, however, they can definitely be destructive. False judgments based on the stereotypes one follows can make a total stranger seem like a menace to society. This issue is so popular, that it used every day to falsely misjudge others in harmful ways. The most important lesson gained from reading Night, Of Mice and Men, and watching Angel of Bergen-Belsen is that one cannot use stereotypes to judge others because the person could be the total opposite of the judgments and misjudging they can inflict harm to that person if used in the wrong way.
The reader notices this because George does not take a pause and just keeps going at the beginning of the book. Instead, he is overly calm and not yelling at Lennie for what he did. Therefore, Lennie is oblivious to death of their dream through George. George stops believing in the dream and Lennie is oblivious to this happening in Of Mice and Men. The American Dream has died in many ways in this story.
Lennie is a big, mentally dumb yet gentle man, while George is a small yet quick-witted man. An example of the love and friendship these main characters have in the novel would be when they made up after George said he would be better off without Lennie and that he would have a much better life. To make things better, George talks to
Some Critics said that his work was “considered in the literary tradition of Social Realism” and “usually economic” (“Of Mice” 253). The works main characters consisted of George and Lennie two men traveling town to town looking for whatever job they could find on a ranch or farm. In the beginning Lennie is implied to be slower than George, and George has to take care of him. Plus, John steinbeck focuses on the life that George and Lennie had before they found work “bagging barley”(“Mice” 253). The novel mentions George and Lennie 's brief stay in Weed another town they were working in.
It 's easier to put yourself on top and to dream happily than to live in fear. Although others will look at it like you’re living a lie and advise you to be truthful about your situations, that is not always the best step to take.In Fear by Gary Soto, Frankie keeps quiet about his situation, acts hard, and makes his life sounds better than it really is. Even though his peers know; empty refrigerator, father’s gone, mother’s sad and the beating, but none of them decides to stand up for him. It 's better to live in dreams than to face the devastating truth. Frankie decides to lie about his life then, to tell the truth about it.
His desire to be with Liberty 5-3000 or become a scholarly scientist or even just be alone in the tunnel shows that he is far more content with himself than conforming to those around him or the laws set around him. His reference to himself as a transgressor and a sinner is due to the fact that although he feels confident enough to stand for what he believes in and do what he wants he stills feels a sense of guilt for not abiding by the laws around him. The laws that were set around him are set for a reason and purpose, therefore he feels guilt and remorse when he does not abide by them. For example when he was down in the tunnel alone when he was not supposed to be it calmed him and made him happy that he was there and able to sneak away alone however he felt a sense of evil. He writes and thinks alone in the tunnel but he knows it is evil what he is doing and the harsh reality is that he will be punished if
This conclusion cannot be drawn directly, but George’s words during Lennie’s final moments imply that George did not kill his best friend for malicious reasons. George lets Lennie know that he’s “‘... never been mad, an’ I ain’t now. That’s a thing I want ya to know’” (Steinbeck 106). After all the anger that George has shown towards Lennie, he utters these words now so Lennie can die with a sense of peace. George does not want to pull the trigger, but he knows that the further consequences of Lennie’s actions will only worsen.
Throughout the story, he is constantly mocked by Jem, Dill, and Scout. Also, most of Maycomb despises him, with the exception of Atticus. We learn that Boo Radley is actually an extremely kind and gentle man. He is not the heartless killer the rumors supposed he was. He secretly gives gifts to Jem and Scout, and in the end, he ended up saving Jem’s life.
John Steinbeck shows how George is accepting of Lennie, despite everything he has done when he writes, “No, Lennie. I ain’t mad. I never been mad, an’ I ain’t now. That’s a thing I want ya to know” (Steinbeck, 106). George reassuring Lennie shows he doesn’t want him to die with the thought that his friend was mad or disappointed with him, because George was never mad.
As a result of this he is arrested. In act four, Proctor's integrity outweighs his will to live. It Proctor values his reputation, albeit in a positive way (unlike characters such as Abigail) when he says"Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies!
Crooks likes reading books alone and he likes to keep his distance from others, which is his way of keeping things calm and not messy. “‘I didn’t mean to scare you. He’ll come back. I was talking about myself”’(Steinback 72) Even though everyone doesn’t care about Crooks, because of his skin color and in this quote he told Lennie that he doesn’t even care about himself. Crooks tells Lennie to believe in himself and that George will be beside him at all cost.
The deep mistrust that Crooks feels towards others, though, is one of the reasons he does not have a friend to talk to. Lennie creates excitement in Crooks because Crooks can trust Lennie since he knows that Lennie will never repeat what he says . However, this feeling is short lived. Soon after his discussion with Lennie, Crooks realizes that he is still alone and that Lennie will not always be with him. As it is with Crooks, physical characteristics can play a part in the isolation of people, even if those people have a fixed place to
You could say that Christopher is more curious than Lennie, because Christopher wanted to investigate who killed Wellington even though his father told him not to. Furthermore, they are both very shy, you could say unsocial. However, there are also some differences. Lennie is very pigheaded and emotionless. While Lennie on the other hand, is very aggressive and regretful.
Of Mice of Men, is a novel about George and Lennie, two ambulatory migrant companions and workers. They traveled through California during the Great Depression, looking for some work opportunities. Besides, the main characters George and Lennie personified the struggles to survive during the Depression. They possesses a strong dream of having their own farm. However, Lennie is mentally disabled, but a physically tough man who travels with George, his best and possibly only friend.