All that Lennie wanted was to feel the animals soft fur, but ends up doing terrible things. At the end of the book the same thing happens with Curley’s wife, and ultimately Lennie. In the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Lennie kills a series of animals, foreshadowing the death of Curley’s wife. The first grim sign occurred early in the novel. The two friends are just arriving at their camp by the river, and George notices something strange in
“Lennie said softly, ‘I di’n’t forget, you bet, God damn. Hide in the brush an’ wait for George.’” (Steinbeck 141). At the beginning of the novel, George had told Lennie that if anything bad were to happen to him, to go to the brush and George would know where Lennie had went. Shortly after Curley had found his wife laying dead in the stables, he gathered all of the workers together and set off to go find Lennie. Little did they know that Lennie was in the brush and George met him shortly after everyone left.
Lennie’s kindness affects how people within story treat him. He gains the company of George who looks after him and it makes the ending all the harder to accept. This is because of his kind heart and how he doesn’t mean to do the bad things he does do. The second character trait Lennie possesses is innocence. One way Lennie is described as is innocent.
Some people think that Brother is a loving brother because he took care of Doodle. Doodle was born physically disabled; Brother knew that his little brother wouldn’t want to be confined, so he carried him around a lot in a cart. One example of when Brother was caring was when he figured out that Doodle would be with him forever by saying “I dragged him across the burning cotton field to share with him the only beauty I knew, Old Woman Swamp” (Hurst 556). He showed Doodle his favorite spot enabling Doodle to experience more of life like sitting in the grass, and that way he wouldn’t have to be pulled around all day. When Doodle was five years old, Brother decided that he was going to teach his brother how to walk.
A big part of the George and Lennie’s lives is the dream that they share: to make enough money and buy their own ranch and be able to grow crops and raise animals. Lennie has a very big attraction to soft things that he can pet; this gets him in trouble throughout his life. Many events in Of Mice and Men are foreshadowed such as Curley’s wife’s untimely death, the loss of the farm dream, and Lennie’s death. In the novel Lennie shows great interest in petting soft things, and it is also shown that Lennie normally kills the things he pets. However, Lennie and George were caught in a situation in Weed where Lennie grabbed onto a girls dress and this got him and George into serious trouble.
They go into the space of the horse shelter to have some protection, and Manley says he adores her. They kiss somewhat more and Manley at last takes Hulga 's leg. She gets furious, however Manley declines to return it. He opens up his Bible to uncover it 's holding bourbon and cards; things being what they are he is a trick craftsman and Manley Pointer isn 't his genuine name. Hulga gets angrier with him, yet Manley packs up his stuff and discloses to her that, in spite of her instruction, he, a basic book of scriptures businessperson, figured out how to trick her.
went off and then silence. Kenny’s dad came outside thinking it was a earthquake asking Kenny if he was okay. Come to find out the all black Baptist church was bombed and that is where Joey was at sunday school. Byron attempted to comfort his family especially his momma who was not doing too well mentioning the fact that her “baby girl” is most likely dead in her train of thought. After Kenny tried his hardest to save his little sister he once again saw the “wool pooh” who took away this little girl who was wearing the same shiny, black dress shoes as Joetta.
Another thing is when Candy 's dog dies it 's foreshadowing the death of Lennie at the end of the movie. In the movie there is a few big ideas. One of them is how Curley 's wife and Crooks represents Loneliness. Curley 's wife represents loneliness by how she says she has no one to talk to and she wanders around the ranch looking for someone
George Milton is a small man with deep morals and is one of the most important characters in the novel Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck. George is a typical lonesome man living in the Great Depression that migrates from ranch to ranch to find a place of work. However, his friendship with Lennie makes him different than the other men. George faces many consequences from befriending Lennie and with his presence, George is unable to maintain a job without having any trouble or messes to clean up. Readers should be more compassionate toward George because of his relationship with Lennie; George sacrifices his personal wants, has to correct Lennie’s mistakes and eventually has to come to terms with the ultimate sacrifice.
John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men discusses many different themes throughout the book such as dreams, friendship, innocence, violence, and the hopefully ensuing justice. Throughout the 1930’s, Steinbeck worked as a manual laborer before achieving success as a writer. He understood the hardships faced in the Great Depression and how desperate times can impel people to do unthinkable things. Of Mice and Men revolves around the lives of George Milton and Lennie Small as they struggle to make a living during the difficult depression. George, is in comparison, a parent to Lennie, whose towering stature is accompanied by a mind as honest and pure as a young child.
In the story “their eyes were watching god” by Zora Neale Hurston, A feminist lens portrays that Joe’s greedy lifestyle limited his wife’s opportunities, thus defining him as a man who is selfishly obsessed with Money and power, clearly seen through the Marxist lens. The porch sitters were enjoying their daily routine when they heard Matt Bonner’s mule braying at the edge of the woods. They decided to catch the mule and have some fun. Joe then tells someone to go tell Matt that the wants to speak with him. While they go tell Matt to come talk to Joe, Janie was sent by Joe to fetch his “old black gaiters” because his tan shoes set his “feet on fire” (57).