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  • Irresponsible George And Lennie
    272 words
    'Irresponsible' George and Lennie are two friends trying to make there dreams come true. George feels like he is responsible for Lennie after Lennie's Aunt Clara dies. This shows that George cares about him and is a loyal friend. Unfortunately, he doesn't always go about it the right way. In Steinbech's Of Mice and Men there are several occurrences of the misuse of taking responsibility. Lennie is mentally handicapped. Once, George told him to jump off a bridge and he did it, almost drowning. Af...
  • Critic's Opinion Of Lenny And George's Loyalty
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    Lenny and George from, Of Mice and Men, are two characters looking for a place to, lay their hats. They had been in a lot of trouble in the past, mainly to the misfortune of Lenny's incompetence. Many things contributed to the critic's opinion of Lenny and George's loyalty. One of the biggest reasons for their being loyal or not, is when George shoots Lenny, many of the critics use this as a comparison. Some critics understand that Lenny is not very bright, and George is not much smarter, theref...
  • End Of Georges And Lennies Dream
    573 words
    Clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation, George and Lennie desperately seek to escape their poverty, and strive to transform their chimerical dream into a reality. This heartfelt dream is what sets George and Lennie aside from the other men, yet ironically it is so easily shattered. Throughout the book Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, copious comparisons to animals are stated, signifying that their antagonistic way of life was not suitable for humans; This animal imagery he...
  • Lenny Needs George
    705 words
    In the novel Of Mice and Men, Jon Steinbeck portrays the life of two common men looking for work on various ranches throughout the United States. The ultimate goal of Lenny and George is to save enough money so they will be able to purchase their own ranch. Traveling the country in search of work proves to the men that companionship is one of the greatest things a man can obtain. Steinbeck uses his novel to introduce several themes that many people will encounter in life such as loneliness, deat...
  • Lennie And George
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    After George shoots Lennie in the back of the head, who is better off, George or Lennie The story Of Mice and Men contains a comparison of strength versus intelligence. Lennie has the strength and George has the intelligence. However, in the end neither prevails. Lennie is very strong but lacks intelligence. This combination eventually leads to his death. There are, however, both positives and negatives to this combination of strength and lack of intelligence. Lennie's strength enables him to be...
  • George And Lennie
    523 words
    George took care of Lennie throughout the book, and in events previous to those mentioned in the book. Lennie's strength caused him trouble, when Lennie did the "Bad Thing" that ended another human being's life, and at that point, many changes took place. Lennie faced severe punishment of some kind, and the rest of his life would have been anything but enjoyable, regardless of the form of punishment that he received. George could not get Lennie out of this particular predicament by any other mea...
  • Steinbeck Foreshadows Lennies Death
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    My mother is dead, my father is dead, my sister is dead, and now I am going to kill myself. When reading that list is becomes obvious after the first couple of deaths that there are more to follow. In John Steinbeck masterpiece Of Mice and Men, the use of deaths as a motif, or a reoccurring theme, is just the opposite. As we begin our journey with George, small and quick, dark of face, (2) and Lennie, a huge man, shapeless of face, (2), we experience the death of a mouse that Lennie carries in h...
  • George And Lennie
    645 words
    In the novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck brings out the themes of Lonliness and companionship, and strengths and weaknesses through the actions, and quotations of the characters. Irony and foreshadowing play a large roll on how the story ends. Lennie and his habit of killing things not on purpose, but he is a victim of his own strength. George trying to pretend that his feelings for Lennie mean nothing. The entire novel is repetitive in themes and expressed views. Loneliness and Companionshi...
  • Time For Lenny And George
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    Defense Statement Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, we, the defense, have shown you that there is no reason that George did not do the right and humane thing by shooting Lenny and that he is innocent of all charges against him. I agree with the prosecution however when they say that murder is unlawful, but would you say what George Milton did was murder? He was saving a life more than taking one. Lenny was already 'dead' in a sense at the point that George pulled the trigger. There were a lot of...
  • Care Of Lennie
    596 words
    Every day, people are faced with responsibility. Some thrive under the pressure while others crumble. Responsibility is a sign of independence. Teenagers with greater amounts of responsibility feel freedom from their parents. In the same case, too much responsibility can put more stress on that freedom-seeking teen and can have devastating effects. John Steinbeck shows the theme that in life, responsibility is best taken in moderation in his novel Of Mice and Men. In Of Mice and Men, George show...
  • Lennie And George
    344 words
    This is an illustrated report about George and Lennie trying to succeed in life by working on several different ranches to gain enough money to buy some land and build a ranch. But every time they get a job working somewhere Lennie screws up somehow and they get ran out of town. The first scene of the book starts out ironic ly enough were Lennie and George are running away from a bunch of men looking for Lennie because he wanted to touch a girls dress, not because he is a pervert but lonnie is a...
  • George And Lennie
    504 words
    Set in Soledad, California on a typical Western Ranch, we find George and Lennie. George and Lennie come right out of John Steinbeck's novel, Of mice and men. Of mice and men is a novel which shows the trials and tribulations of true friendship. This novel, with all of its twists and turns is a great piece of American Literature. There are two main characters, George and Lennie. Lennie is a massive man with incredible strength but has a child's mind. George is a fairly sized man who is not incre...
  • Little Place With George And Lennie
    679 words
    Of Mice and Men George and Lennie are travelling workers who travel around ranches looking for work. Lennie is a big, coarse man yet he is mentally undeveloped and George is small yet is smarter, and therefore leads and takes care of Lennie. Lennie has a fetish for soft things and when he pets mice and small animals he, unknowingly kills them by squeezing too hard. The men's plan is to make enough money to settle on a nice, small place of their own and live off the fatta the land. The come to a ...
  • Books Lennie And Finny
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    Lennie & Finny Finny, from A Separate Peace, and Lennie, from Of Mice and Men, was basically the center of their novels. Everything that went on revolved around them. From the very beginning, each of their incidents was a major part of the novels. Everything that happened to them, including the death of Lennie's mouse, and Finny's announcement of his and Gene's friendship, then to each of their deaths, they had a large impact on the themes of the books. Finny and Lennie shared a few similarities...
  • George And Lennie
    675 words
    Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck Lennie- At a glimpse, Lennie appears as a huge brute, capable of great destruction. He is huge and capable of great destruction, but he is in no way a brute. He might be a bit mentally disabled, or he might just be very unintelligent. Whatever the reason, Lennie has the mind of a child. His impulses take control of him, like they would a child, and his enormous strength causes Lennie to hurt animals and People. George- George is Lennie's hero, his protector and ...
  • External Conflict For Lennie
    728 words
    Physical Description In this novel the character Lennie Small is a huge man, shapeless of face, large pale eyes, wide sloping shoulders, walked heavily, dragged his feet a little, the way a bear drags his paws, and he didn't swing his arms, but hung loosely. Character traits- Lennie Lennie is a very childish person. When a child really wants something they will bagged on tell they get what they want. This is exactly the way that Lennie repeditly does to George throughout the novel. When somethin...
  • Fate Of Lennie
    599 words
    Life during the Great Depression was a time of hardship and suffering for Americans nationwide. Many left their homes to search for work, hoping that one day they would be able to settle down on a piece of land of their own. George and Lennie, the two main characters in Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men, had to endure these same conditions. The two men wander from ranch to ranch, always winding up on the run because of Lennie's tendency to touch soft things. The two men had to run from Weed, the...
  • George And Lennie
    910 words
    A hero by definition is a person admired for certain qualities and achievements. Among these qualities are courage, bravery, and an intense care for others. These are heroic qualities because without courage, you cannot stand up for yourself or other people and what you believe is right. You must have bravery to put your beliefs into action, and you must care for others because... A hero does not become a hero because he has a cape or special powers; he is a hero because of his heroic qualities....
  • George And Lennie
    694 words
    Friendship is a bond between two people that usually is not broken. The meaning of friendship is displayed in the classic novel, Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck. Lennie, one of the main characters, has the mind of a child and a body of Superman. George, the other main character, is the smarter one and usually gets Lennie out of the trouble he's always in. The only things these two friends have are each other. After running afoul of the law, the two men end up in California where they ...
  • George And Lennie's Relationship As George
    841 words
    Would you consider your father to be a good friend? This question illustrates George and Lennie's relationship as George takes care of Lennie like a father would. Yet, George and Lennie's father and son relationship is only on the surface though. On the inside they are really good friends considering they always try to make each other happy. In the book Lennie is obviously not able to take care of himself because of his child-like matter of thinking. He still offers a great friendship to George....

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