The Theme Of Friendship In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, there are many different themes, but friendships is one of the most important themes. The reader can find that each character in the story has a different definition of friendship. The two men are best friends. They have a very special bond. Steinbeck talked about him and his friend who are trying to build a new life for themselves . Friendship is having a close bond with a person . There’s a saying “ The greatest gift of life is friendship, and they have received it.” But what if they weren’t friends? Would it make their situation worse or better ? Who was going to take care of Lennie? Was it going to be easier for George to get a job, if Lennie wasn’t around? There is many different meanings of friendship. While reading Dictionary.com the meaning of friendship is: A friendly relation or intimacy. “ A single rose can be my garden … a single friend can be my world .”
The dream of having their own farm, and the shack is one of his favorite stories. The two men are having a hard
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Not all friendship are the same.” A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. “ The friendship in this story is very different. In the beginning, George and Lennie had goals, and were planning to spend the rest of their lives together. George knew he had problems since the day the two first met, but George didn’t want to leave him alone. Although Lennie had the mindset of a child which caused a lot of problems in their other town, and their new job. Who was going to take care of Lennie if George was to leave him? How would he survive? No one was going to take care of him, protect him, etc. Why, because most of the people at their new job was kind of scared of him. At the end of the story, no one expected George to kill Lennie. Maybe it was a good reason for George to kill him so he could move on with his life, and so he could work to pursue his dream
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