Lennie has done so much to ruin his world in the book. When Lennie gets to a new place to live, he accidently kills mice, a puppy, and a person, but says he 's sorry which makes him seem sympathetic. Steinbeck was successful at making Lennie sympathetic because he cares about everything and will always be there for George but other characters keep sizing up to him and he doesn’t know
What if you had to shoot a family member, a pet, or someone that is caring to you? How would you feel about it? In the story Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck George and Lennie go on an amazing adventure but with a dramatic ending. In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Steinbeck displays compassion in George by how he takes in Lennie and helps him through life. George is happiest when he doesn 't have to yell at Lennie and, when George does yell, he feels terrible.
Theme: Friendship Song: “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” – Randy Newman “You've got a friend in me. You got troubles then I got them too. We stick together, we can see it through cause you've got a friend in me.” Justification: This song relates to the relationship George and Lennie had because even though Lennie was always getting in trouble, George was beside him no matter what. Also, when they got to the ranch, Slim said to them that is not common to see such good friends like George and Lennie, who travel together and look out for each other. Theme: Hopes and Dreams Song: “You Never Give Me Your Money” - The Beatles “Pick up the bags and get in the limousine.
Throughout Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, loyalty to others causes significant consequences because it can either result in harming oneself from selflessness, or abrupt betrayal. Without a doubt, Lennie’s unquestionable loyalty to George has its repercussions. Late in the book, Lennie is forced to flee after he kills Curley’s wife, and runs to the banks that George told him to go to if he ever got in trouble. George finds him lying there and pretends everything is alright. George says to Lennie, “‘No, Lennie.
"All the time he coulda had such a good time if it was not for you” (Steinbeck). The quote shows that If George did not have Lennie, maybe he could have a better life more than this because he does not have to take care of Lennie and he can live his life without get in trouble. George had done the right thing. He should kill Lennie because Lennie cannot control his mind because of his mental problem even he did not mean to do the thing that he have done but George might have the better life If he did not have to take care of Lennie and at last if George did not kill Lennie, Curley will shoot Lennie. However Lennie is going to die in someday and It is better choice if Lennie gets killed by George not the other
In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, the era of the Great Depression in the 1930’s is revealed through a simple story of ranch workers who hope to improve their lives. Migrant workers, George and Lennie, have a friendship that is based on trust and protection. The other workers lack the companionship and bond that these two men have. In the novel, the absence and presence of friendship is the motivation for the characters’ actions. The relationship between the characters George and Lennie is a strong example of friendship in this novel.
Therese Pivarunas November 1, 2017 Literature 2 Honors Period 4 Banned Book Essay A deep friendship between two people has always been valued in society. The novella Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, should not be banned from libraries and schools, rather, it should be taught to students and remain accessible to the public. This book takes place in the middle of the Great Depression, and follows the journey of two workers looking for jobs in California. Lennie and George, the two workers, support each other through their companionship and hope to make enough money to start a new life. This story contains relatable characters who try to achieve their goals in life, a compelling story of hardship, and features a strong bond between two
Many books possess an evil character, a villain, however the villain normally helps to improve the story and create a depth to the plot. In the work Of Mice and Men, the author John Steinbeck uses the character Curley to show that violence is never the answer. When introduced to anyone new, Curley has to threaten them, because he needs to showcase his role of leadership in the group. However if he showed them kindness instead, people wouldn’t see him as an angry person. For example, Candy warns George to distance himself from Curley, because he has a nasty temper and loves beating up big guys because he is not big.
Therefore racial equality by law has a long way to go. Since racial equality does not exist yet, he is subjected to racial inferiority and will not be able to live the life he wishes to live. If it was not for this assignment, I would of missed such an enjoyable novel as this. Just like in reality, each character in “Of Mice and Men”, had their own disability or wall that they needed to climb over in order to get through life. Honestly, I'm not a great fan of killing animals or anything really but in a sense understand Lennie and
One could argue that Curley's reaction displays a twisted loyalty to his deceased wife; he feels he needs to gain retribution by avenging his dead wife. Georges loyalty to Lennie is sometimes questioned in the novella he says, “ I could live so easy” George feels that Lennie is at times a burden but George exhibits a strong sense of loyalty to Lennie in the final section of the novella “his had shook violently but his face set and his hand studied. He pulled the trigger.” Steinbeck does not covey characters emotions in the novella; the line of description here gives us insight to George’s battle of