Lennie Small Character Analysis Of Mice And Men

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Character Analysis: Lennie Small: Lennie is a common migrant worker. He is mentally weak or handicapped but he is also very large and strong physically. He is always dependant on his close friend George in order to get advices and to protect him from certain situations which he finds difficulty in understanding. He shares his dreams of owning a special farm with his friend, George. But he truly doesn’t understand the true implications of what a dream is. George Milton: He is also a common migrant worker and a true friend of Lennie. He cares a lot for Lennie and he always protects him in danger. He gives Lennie advices on how to deal with real life. George dreams that some day he will be able to own his own land but sooner or later, he came…show more content…
Though we can see that the book is not a type of an allegory, and each of the character is able to represent as simply a character, there are still some ideas and things that can be gained by observing at each character as the representatives if their bigger group. Lennie’s character in the story is a symbol of the "wise fool," someone who is mentally handicapped or inferior but who can show the best and the worst to other people. His foolishness makes him always to speak honestly about the truth in the situations where others won’t and he can sometimes do tings where the normal beings are not able to do. Lennie is also the symbolic character of some people who are being treated badly and discriminated because of their mental problems. Curley’s wife’s character is a symbolic of Eve , which the female character in the ancient story brings out what is sin and death to the universe. Her character also symbolizes about the struggles of women in the male-centered society. Curley’s character is a symbolic of tin small people who has the feeling of being inferior by inflating and flaunting their own power of their status. Crooks’s character is symbolic of men who are discriminated amongst other men because of his race and skin colour. Candy’s character is symbolic of people who are less valued and being discriminated against due to their age. George’s character is a symbolic of "the everyman" , which is the type of a normalor an average person who can be easily found everywhere and whose feelings and behaviors can be unique or might be terribly exceptional nor
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