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Risks Of Having A Close Friendship In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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John Steinbeck has shown the risks of having a close friendship with someone meaningful in his novella Of Mice and Men. It starts in California, where two migrant workers named George and Lennie set out to find work on several farms in the countryside. These two men are quite different from each other since George is a small, dark man with “sharp, strong features” and Lennie is a giant man with a “shapeless” face. Though George sometimes wishes he wouldn’t have to stay with Lennie, the feelings both men have shared have been mutual since the beginning. The men are just like any other pair of best friends. On page 8, Lennie dreams of owning a farm full of crops and animals with George. Lennie shows affections and looks after George since he
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