George knows that Lennie is very attracted to soft things, so he tries to keep Lennie away from all soft things that he shouldn’t be touching. Lennie is the bear that can’t be fed because when Lennie finds something soft that he likes, he won’t let go and that becomes a big issue, which leads into Lennie not keeping his eyes on the road. Lennie knows that he has to
The pearl symbolized a reward in return of his son getting stung by the scorpion. It was a reward, but he was too greedy so it brought him bad luck. Furthermore, it was contained many life lessons like not to be greedy, to care about family more than anything, and to do anything for family, because family is everything. By being so greedy, only caring about his opinions, beating his wife for saying things he disagreed with, and not accepting any offers the jewelry stores were offering brought him bad luck. Also, by caring about his family 's future, not present life distracted him and made him into a bad man.
Amelia is the dynamic one who spoils and treats him like a little boy. Carlton comments on Amelia that “the only power she knows is male power; the only language she possesses is the language of the dominant culture” (60).We could argue that Cousin Lymon, by having a heterosexual relationship with a dynamic masculine woman who acts like a man, attempts to replace his attraction for a man of the same gender and repress his homosexual nature due to the societal standards of that era. But when Marvin Macy appears he feels strongly attracted to him: “For since first setting eyes on Marvin Macy the hunchback was possessed by an unnatural spirit” (22). He forgets about Miss Amelia who has already started becoming more feminine and losing her dynamism due to her love for Lymon. Lymon admires Macy’s masculine power, though he is treated cruelly by him: “Every minute he wanted to be following along behind this jailbird, and he was full of silly schemes to attract attention to himself.
When Carlson says to Curley, “Now what the hell ya suppose is eatin’ them two guys”, Carlson is wondering why George and Slim are sad. George is grief-stricken because Lennie was like a little brother to him, and he cared immensely for him, nevertheless. Slim is lugubrious for the reason that Lennie seemed so innocent to him and seemed to have been killed out of sorrow. From the moment that Slim saw Lennie, it seemed like Lennie and Slim formed a special bond. When Lennie had wanted a pup from Slim, he did not seem to care to give it to Lennie.
A character in which allegory is used but carefully hidden is Curley. Curley just walked out of the room and left Lennie, George, and an old man named Candy standing alone. Curley had just yelled at Lennie for not speaking for himself, and accuses George of pulling something over. Candy explains that Curley is very handy and is well liked, “S 'pose Curley jumps a big guy an ' licks him. Ever 'body says what a game guy Curley is” (26).
"You seen what they done to my dog tonight? They says he wasn 't no good to himself nor nobody else. When they can me here I wisht somebody 'd shoot me..." - ( Steinbeck, 60. ) Candy, and his dog.
The Outsiders is a book based solely on the point of view of Ponyboy, the main character. The book revolves around the brotherly love of Ponyboy’s brothers and the rich gang, the Socs, who despise the Greasers－what Ponyboy is－because they are of lower social status. The Socs often remark the Greasers as ‘greasy’ and always needing a haircut. The Greasers, in retaliation, declare the Socs as cold-hearted and selfish. In truth, these remarks aren’t reality.
Of Mice and Men The book “Of Mice and Men” written by John Steinbeck is about two hard-working laborers in California working until they reach their goal of one day having their own piece of land, the two main characters stick together with each other through the strong relationship between George and his large, mentally disabled friend Lennie. I feel that almost anyone feels lonely sometimes like many of the characters in the book, like Crooks and Curley’s wife, people when they are alone want attention. The book brings out the feeling of lost hope and sadness as it was set during the time of the Great Depression, for example chapter 4 page 74 “Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets
One of the reasons she’s responsible for her death is because she is an attention seeker. If she had not of wanted attention and went in the barn then there would be a chance where that would not have happened to her. She wouldn’t have gone
- You are naming it dirty!” (Williams Cat 59). Here, Williams portrays the effect of society on Brick’s sex and homosexuality as he associates it with filthiness. Brick’s lack of sexual desire for Maggie prevents him from securing his spot as the heir to Big Daddy’s land, since he is the favorite child and in competition with Gooper and Mae. The pair lies to the family at the end of the play by announcing their pregnancy as they further suppress their childlessness as well as Brick’s homosexuality within the patriarchal role that Big Daddy sets up for Brick.
They are going to work at a ranch to earn money to buy the little ranch they want. They meet many people, some nice and some mean. One of the first characters they meet is candy. A very nice older man and his old dog. Candy’s dog is very old and suffering, in this book they made a decision to put him down.
Happy Loman is recognized by his excessive insecurity. He reliably depends on other individuals ' opinions to settle on his own decisions. In spite of his respectable achievements in business and the numerous, numerous indents on his bedpost, Happy is amazingly lonely. His dishonorable approach towards women makes him an immature man. The reason he 's so insecure is a result of the example his dad, Willy, set for him.
George and Lennie’s Complex Relationship Since Lennie has a mental disability, it is hard for George to keep Lennie out of trouble in a various number of situations. George gets frustrated with Lennie several times in the novel, and it is hard for George to stay by Lennie’s side at some points. Lennie and George face several issues, and it continues in the book Of Mice and Men. Even though Lennie and George’s friendship has its problems, there are still benefits of having a friend. Lennie’s mental disability isn’t as dangerous when George is around.
Friendship is something everyone needs to survive. Without friends, there is no one to look to in times of need; no one to support you . In the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, it is clear that George and Lennie are best friends who always stay together, even though their relationship is strained. But sometimes, friends must do what is best for the other. Due to this, it is clear that George was justified in killing Lennie at the end of the novel.