Carlson Curley George Candy Lennie the boss Slim (a) ............. is small with a dark face and quick eyes. His arms and legs are thin. (b) ............. is tall and wide and his walk is slow and heavy. (c) ............. is a short fat man. (d) ............. is a thin angry young man with brown eyes.
Also the fact that he does not respond to the actual context of Daisy’s statement, but rather with his opinion shows his dominance. Fitzgerald evolves the character of Tom into a hulking being. The physicality of Tom is carefully outlined as, “[… a sturdy straw-haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and supercilious manner” (7). The chosen adjectives all bring attributes of Tom’s physical appearance to life. His steadfast base is unfaltering.
Essay The two main characters in the novel, Of Mice and Men, are George Milton and Lennie Smalls. George is a small, intelligent man who cares for and acts as a sort of guardian for Lennie. Lennie is a very large, muscular man whose mind is very slow and is almost childlike. Both characters are traveling ranch hands, going from town to town in search of work. George’s and Lennie’s characters are round, evolving throughout the story.
In the novel 'of Mice and Men' written by John Steinbeck, one of the protagonist who names George travels with his friend Lennie, they find a new job in the ranch and try to adapt themselves to new circumstance. During this time, they meet an old swamper whose name is Candy. Generally, Candy and George are different because they have different backgrounds, and they are similar because they have the same wishes about their futures. To start with, the reason why George chooses to come and work on the ranch is that Lennie and George have no choice but to leave their hometown. In the novel, George and his friend Lennie worked in their hometown-- Weed.
We are able to see that they work together and travel in search for jobs, but we don’t discover much of their past until we reach chapter three where George confesses some personal information to a trustworthy worker on the farm named Slim. On page 39 slim says “Hardly none on the guys ever travel together. It jus’ seems kinda funny a cuckoo like him and a smart little guy like you travelin’ together.” George explains to him that they were both from the same town and that George used to have fun with Lennie and take advantage of his stupidity to cause harm to him for his own pleasure, since then it appears that Lennie has had some sort of devotion towards George regardless of the abuse. When Lennie’s aunt Clara died Lennie came along with George and they were together ever since. This shows just that Lennie and George have been together for quite a long time and the brotherhood they share must be deep, and it also shows that although Lennie is a nuisance George puts up with him because he truly loves and cares for him as if he were his own
Lennie and George were the two best of friends. Although Lennie, is a main character, he is not very dynamic. “Behind him walked his opposite, a huge man, shapeless of face, with large, pale eyes, with tide, sloping shoulders; and he walked heavily dragging his feet a little, the way a bear drags his paws. His arms did not swing at his sides, but hung loosely.” (Steinbeck 2). So Lennie was a huge man, that was the complete opposite of his best friend.
Of Mice and Men George and Lennie are two very different men both mentally and physically. In spite of their differences they still manage to be the best of friends, work and travel together. But they share something in common. The two men share a vision of a farm that they will own together, as friends. Lennie is tall and strong man who has a mental disability, which leads him to depend on George.
After reading the novel Of Mice and Men social powerlessness is a common problem in the novel and exists in many different societies. In the novel some of the characters that display powerlessness are Lenny, Crooks, and Curley’s wife. They all exhibit the most sense of powerlessness. In many ways these characters relate although they don’t share close relationships in the book. In the paragraphs below are more into why each of these characters shows powerlessness.
Alexander J. Weissend English 10 Mrs. Ricci 20 March 2012 Of Mice and Men Essay When two men try to fulfill a dream hardship, and sorrow followed by a devastating end to a journey long traveled. Based in California in the 1930s, a few miles south of Soledad. George and Lennie discover the reason most men like them don’t make it to their dreams. In Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck use emotionally vivid setting, informal language, and undermined and flawed characters to express how these men may to work their hardest but the America dream was just too out of reach. In Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck uses visual details and life like descriptions to create vivid emotional setting.
Of Mice and Men Journal Chapter One Today I met George and Lennie. George is, “small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong features.”(2). Lennie was Georges opposite he was , “A huge man , shapeless of face, with large, pale eyes, with wide, sloping shoulders; and he walked heavily, dragging his feet a little, the way a bear drags his paws.”(2). they are looking for work. I think that they are both friends.