Trust In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Of Mice and Men Literary Essay First Draft
Trust’s impact on friendships are crucial and necessary for a strong bond. Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, showed the importance of trust in a character's bond or relationship with another person. Lennie and George have faith in each other which is depicted by the constant reassurance provided by George. Trust in people is a fundamental part of friendship that Lennie and George show, which allows them to create bonds and relationships with other characters.
One example of trust in the book is when Lennie tells Candy about the dream. This leads to discussion of collaboration for purchasing a ranch to fulfill their dream. “‘Tell about the house, George.’ Lennie begged.” ‘Sure, we’d have a little …show more content…

Crooks and Lennie made a deep connection though it was not expected. Crooks being black was a very important fact that led to most people not connecting with him. When Lennie did, they created a bond and Lennie opened up and shared his dream. This trust was a very big step and very surprising for the audience especially because of the racial difference.
The last example of trust is Lennie being faithful to George and trusting that he will come back. When Lennie was with Crooks, Crooks was doubtful that George would come back and he would abandon Lennie. Lennie’s trust in George is proved when he says, “‘He won’t do it.’ Lennie cried. ‘George wouldn't do nothing like that. I been with George a long time. He’all come back tonight’”(Steinbeck 71). This reassurance and faith Lennie has in George is very strong and he is very confident in George. This trust is well defined and they obviously have a very strong bond.
In conclusion, the trust showed throughout the book is continually improving and creating relationships. Lennie and George have shown continuous trust and faith in each other and other characters like Candy and

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