Lennie And Huckleberry Finn's Relationship

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“ A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself” (Friendship). Friends love each other and have the patience to love the person you are; following are two great example stories of this kind of friendship. Huckleberry Finn is a story of an orphan that wishes to be free from society; while a slave runs away and they both join together to achieve their dream of freedom. Of Mice and Men is based on two men that are trying to find work and survive; sadly many mistakes are made by one that causes many problems. We will compare and analysis who had the stronger relationships between Huck and Jim, and that of George and Lennie. The first quality for analysis is the thought of companionship; the feeling of fellowship while working to a common interest. “I know what you’ll say. You’ll say it’s a dirty low-down business; but what if it is? - I’m low down; and I’m agoing to steal him, and I want you to keep mum and not let on” (Twain 170). Not only do Jim and Huck get along during the time together, but when separated; they both fight to rescue or find each other to complete their journey they undertook together. “‘Come on, George. Tell me. Please George. Like you done…show more content…
Both friendships share the same goal for the story, and face different types of conflicts. Having the same kind of interests are also achieved by both friendships, but Huck and Jim fight against a society that is unlike the one that Lennie and George are in. Danger and suffering is easily second nature in both books, but everywhere Huck and Jim go is full of enemies and unknown elements. Loyalty in the both novels exist, but in Huckleberry Finn Huck and Jim are tested in multiple different conflicts including fighting themselves, nature, man, and society as a whole. Through the evidence of text examples from both books, it leads to the determination that Huck and Jim had the stronger relationship through their
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