He took charge and all the other guards followed him even if what he was doing to the prisoners was wrong. The rest of guards stood by it and let it happen because they were afraid of what would happen to them if they did not. The power got to their heads and they mistreated the boys even when they knew it was the wrong thing to do. (Stanford Prison
When he isn’t playing soccer or hanging out with his friends he is definitely not with his brother. He is scared out of his mind that his brother will try to hurt or even kill him. Until he finally stands up to his brother at the end of the book when he tells the police everything he knew and all of his other fears like when he went to Tangerine Middle even after being scared at the carnival, Paul can’t overcome his fearful blindness. Paul’s fear keeps him from enjoying life and finding his best friends.
In the book Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck, he writes about two men one named Lennie and one named George having a dream, but is ruined through the troubles of Lennie 's doings. This book was written in the 1930’s talking about migrant workers and how they survived through that era. In that era all migrant workers preferably work alone, but with George and Lennie they stick together because Lennie is a more challenged person so he doesn 't know his wrong doings which causes lots of trouble for George. On page 94, one of the most significant passages is written on having a dialogue between George and Candy about how they were unable to get the farm because Lennie had ruined their chances of getting it. Steinbeck creates a motif of loneliness through the different characters he writes about, ties in different strands of the story to make one storyline, and foreshadows events to come.
The narrator was occasionally cruel to Doodle. The narrator tries to get Doodle to touch the coffin that was built for him when he was born. When Doodle refuses, he threatens, “Then I’ll leave you here by yourself”. Doodle, being young and handicapped, is very dependent on his brother. Being alone terrifies him, and he uses that fear to force his brother to do something that scares
At the beginning of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men”, Lennie is characterized as unintelligent and untrustworthy. In the first to chapters of the story Lennie is shown as a character that constantly keeps things from his friend George, even though he is very obedient when given an order. In the first few pages of the story it is found that he is hiding a dead mouse in his pocket, when told that it should be thrown away he denies its existence. George looked sharply at him. “What’d you take outta that pocket?”
But the minute that Perry was no longer with his father, he lost his constant reminder to stay out of trouble. Perry’s past played a major role in his development of becoming a murderer because of the miserable experiences he went through and the troubles he never seemed to
The relationship between father and son is also implied because George looks after Lennie’s basic survival needs and tries to keep him out of trouble. On the other hand, Lennie provides George with support and love to motivate George as a father. Page 16. “But you ain’t gonn get in no trouble, because if you do, I won’t let you tend the rabbits.” 2.
Toward the end of the novel, Carlson is very insensitive to the fact that George had to kill Lennie, and is still in shock. He says, “Now what the hell ya suppose is eatin’ them two guys?”(107). Carlson just doesn't understand what it's like to lose a strong relationship, because he never had one. Therefore, he is extremely insensitive to George.
“Atticus said no, it wasn’t that sort of thing, that there were other ways of making people into ghosts.” ( Chpt. 1, p11) Atticus says this to Scout and Jem in chapter one when the children speculate about the methods of intimidation Mr. Radley used to keep Boo Radley out of sight. Jem suspects that Mr. Radley keeps Boo Radley chained to the bed most of the time. Atticus points out to the children that there are “other ways of making people into ghosts”.
Rack talks about winder boxes and gardening, but it ends up with Iron arguing against him because he does not find the topic useful. After that, Rack apologizes for talking about an irrelevant topic. A master appears and takes Snatch with him. After leaving them, he tells the students that he does not know if there is any teacher that is prepared to give them class that day. After the master is gone, they start talking about if they had forgot
Radio host Bernard Meltzer once said, “A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are half-cracked.” In other words, in a true friendship flaws don’t matter. In his novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck tells the story of Lennie and George, two characters who remain friends regardless of any trouble or flaws. Lennie acts as a child and he doesn’t remember what George tells him. He has a mental problem and he’s dumb.
“...We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us” (John Steinbeck) think about having a flaw you couldn’t help that might affect your daily life every day of your life and how you would be treated unfairly or others around you. Well, put yourself in Lennie Smalls shoes for a day. The book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is an American tragedy; Lennie is often given consequences for his unknown disability and/or moral flaw, weakness, and inability to adjust to situations. Lennie struggles in his everyday life due to his moral flaw and is taken by a trip down a long suffering path. When Aunt Clara passed away George took Lennie under his wing since Lennie wasn't very stable by himself; George and Lennie ventured off to Salinas, California where they were then chased out of town.
Throughout the Story Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Two men, polar opposites, George and Lennie struggle to find jobs and make enough money to hopefully live out their well deserved American Dream. So far, Steinbeck portrays Lennie as an absent minded man. Also, Steinbeck does not fail to show Lennie's dumb but childlike features too. When approaching Lennie, many might feel intimidated due to his lack of manners and huge body.