Brother was ashamed of the way he felt and his self-indulgent efforts for Doodle. He wished to be selfless and loving and always aimed to be the best brother he could. Brother never struggled while helping Doodle, it was his first nature. Though he struggled to help Doodle out of compassion and more for his personal prosperity and
However, George could have stood up for Lennie instead of killing him. There is other options other than immediately killing. Lennie was not very smart and George knew that, George was not thinking of Lennie he was thinking of himself. In the passage, Of Mice and Men, George says “He’s dumb as hell, but he ain’t crazy.” This shows that George knows that he is not stupid. George was his best friend and Lennie needed him.
One example of true friends sticking together is exemplified when George stays with Lennie after Lennie's actions in Weed. George said "An' you ain't gonna do no bad things like you did in Weed (7)." This suggests George really cares about Lennie, and he doesn't want him to do anything that will get him in trouble. George said "we run, they was
Doodle always wanted a brother who will care for him and keep him safe. At the end of the story deceitfulness was shown when brother left Doodle alone in a storm. Brother also mislead Doodle, through having him done things he was not capable of doing. Being deceitful can sometimes break a good relationship or lead to a lot of worse things. Not only did brother mislead Doodle, but he was untruthful to Doodle.
As previously mentioned, Truman is incredibly attached to the people close to him, which prevents him from leaving Seahaven. “...and the last thing I’d ever do is lie to you,” Marlon, Truman’s childhood friend, says to him when they talk shortly after Meryl’s breakdown. Marlon, whose lines are being fed by Christof, assures Truman there is no reason to be suspicious, and if there is anything that is going on, he is not a part of it. Marlon tells Truman that he has travelled everywhere but Seahaven is the perfect place to be and there should be no reason to want to leave. Meanwhile, Meryl takes a different approach and tries to talk Truman out of every place he considers going.
He loved Lennie like a brother, that’s why he didn’t want him to starve. George treated Lennie like a brother, he loved Lennie very dearly from the beginning to the
The Boss is very confused by George & Lennie’s relationship and it does not occur to him that George and Lennie are close friends. This shows how in those times it was normal for everybody to be isolated from each other and for everybody to only care about themselves. Kindness & Importance of Friendship Q: “’We travel together,’ said George coldly. ‘Oh, so it’s that way.’ George was tense and motionless. ‘Yea, it’s that way.’” (Steinbeck 24) C: The quote shows that George was willing to defend Lennie from anyone.
George doesn’t really have confidence in Lennie for instance on the ranch, George wouldn’t let Lennie talk because George didn’t want Lennie to miss getting the opportunity. The author describes Lennie personality as a very soft guy, but in reality he is very strong and substantial. “ George….. I ain’t got mine. I musta lost it.
Also, Lennie was the nicest ,and sweetest person you would ever meet he didn’t ever want or mean to hurt anyone. Although many people may say that he needs to pay for what he has done, these people did not take into account that Lennie is a slower than a grown male should be. Another topic that will be discussed
This book is called Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men is about two friends named George and Lennie, who try to get their own American Dream. To achieve this, Lennie and George work for some people who are extremely rude to them. George always has to look out for Lennie and would do so much better without him but still sticks with him. Along the way, they meet a lot of friends and even some trouble.
Lennie cares about George. Lennie always wanted to be with George because, he needed a companion, but he may have trusted him a bit too much. “I turn to Lennie and say jump in and he jumps, couldn’t swim a stroke. He damn near drowned. "(Steinbeck, 40) Lennie is dumb, but listens to George because he trusts him and Lennie gets hurt and doesn’t get mad at George.
12) Lennie is telling George that he could leave him and go somewhere else if he would be happier without him in George’s life. Lennie is thinking of George always first, what he want and what he would be most happiest with. To conclude, Lennie is just as good as a friend to George as George is to Lennie by trying to make George happy and sacrificing many things Lennie loves for George. In conclusion, George loves Lennie and Lennie loves George and they help each other when one needs a helping hand. In a larger view, friendship can come in many different shapes and sizes; you can help physically, mentally, or just be there for them in their time of need.
Jem even defends him and says, “...he ain’t ever hurt us, Atticus”(Lee 96). The worry that is present in the words Jem speak to his father convey the idea that he does not want anything bad to happen to Boo since he has come out of his house. Jem is under the impression that if this is reported back to Nathan Radley, then he will be cruel to Boo in some
That 's the first thing Ed did when Christopher got out of the cell. Also Ed deserves sympathy because he is a single father taking care of a child with autism, which is hard and running his own business. Most of the time he is really sweet to Christopher. In spite of that Christopher doesn’t acknowledge it whatsoever. Even his ex wife Judy praised him for being an amazing
The fact that George had tried to help him with everything and was almost like a parent keeping things for him and making sure that had something to eat and making sure he had work shows that he was trying to help him, but in the long run he knew Lennie would never get better.”I think I knowed from the very first. I think I knowed we’d never do her. He usta like to hear about it so much I got to thinking maybe we would’’(steinbeck 44). This shows George wanted a better life for him and Lennie, but deep down he knew Lennies limitations and accepted that the dream was never meant to be and took it upon himself to end