Relationship Between George And Lennie In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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In Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck portrays the relationship between George and Lennie as very dominating yet caring. George has been a father type figure to Lennie ever since he started taking care of him. With George being a father figure to Lennie, that means he has to watch over him, keep him out of trouble, and love him, which he did. In the very dominate relationship between George and Lennie, George has a very dominate roll. Lennie listens to everything George tells him to do/say. Before they even arrived at the ranch George tells Lennie, “Now look,-- I’ll give him the work tickets, but you ain’t gonna say a word. You jus’ stand there and don’t say nothing.” Lennie does exactly that. George’s dominance over Lennie, terrifies him. Lennie
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