Ethan is a tragic hero due to his poor-judgment, which leads to many of the downfalls in his life. These problems include: marrying Zeena, not being able to stand up to Zeena, and altering his plans after death with Mattie. By Ethan marring Zeena because she helps out with his mom while she was ill until she died. He felt he couldn’t be alone for the rest of his life; therefore he marries Zeena blindly without really getting to know her, he rushed in to it in my opinion. Zeena was 7 years older than Ethan, and you know with age there comes sickness; Ethan then became the caretaker for Zeena dealing with her constant complaining.
Through out the novel Amir failed to stand up for himself, and Hassan, who later we discovered was his half brother. Others had to stand up for Amir, because he failed to do so. These reasons always made Baba question his son’s manliness. Because of his lack of confidence ¾better yet “manliness” Amir
This is Gilbert. Towards the end of the film Gilbert doesn’t allow Arnies disability hold him back. in the beginning Gilbert never liked brining his brother around because he always caused trouble and bothered Gilbert. Eventually Gilbert started to hate and arnie and ended up hitting him. this is was big eye opener for Gilbert because he realized he shouldn’t be letting arnie hold him back from being happy in his life.
When Curly first saw Lennie, he already had a bad impression towards him because Curly hated people that are bigger than him. What made it worse is that George was talking for Lennie because he didn't want him to say anything that could compromise their jobs. Curly got suspicious at Lennie because he didn't talk much, so George told Curly that Lennie is is cousin and that when he was young he got kicked in the head by a horse which caused his mental disablity. As Curley left, George told Lennie that he should avoid Curly before anything happens, but if Curly wanted a fight just give it to him and teach him a lesson. Minutes later, 2 of the handymen around the farm returned to the bunkhouse that they were in.
Lennie also as the misfortune to have a feeble mind in a very strong body. He does not appreciate or understand his own strength as we see him destroy anything living from mice to Curley’s wife. His physical strength presents a challenge to Curley, but as he learns when Lennie crushes his hand, coupled with his lack of cognition Lennie is a lethal cocktail. Lennie’s other disadvantage is the time in which he lives. He is threatened with being ‘locked in the booby hatch’ and really the options for helping someone
Dreams were rarely obtained due to the harsh circumstances. In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, a majority of the most neglected characters carry foolish dreams that are out their reach; from owning rabbits to becoming a movie star. The lower class people do not realize the reality that surrounds them. Steinbeck implies that dreams never come true; no matter how hard one tries or believes. He demonstrates this by utilizing Lennie and Curley’s wife’s crushed ambitions.
Steinbeck carries this theme throughout Of Mice and Men, the Great Depression what a dark and lonely time in America’s history and Steinbeck was trying to tell us it did not have to be this way. People can always reach out and develop relationships in order to stave of the “meanness” of isolation. Prejudices in the 1930’s kept people isolated itinerant worker life harsh and kept people on move and on their own.Tired of constantly reminding Lennie of things he should remember, George gets quickly angry when Lennie forgets to get the firewood, for example, and instead goes after the dead mouse. On the other hand, George's anger is quickly under control, and he blames himself for scolding Lennie. In fact, Steinbeck makes clear that, despite his complaining and frustration, George looks out for Lennie and genuinely cares for him.
Of Mice and Men was written by the author John Steinbeck in 1937. Of Mice and Men is a story of two friends named George and Lonnie who, in the story, live during the late 1930’s era. George is a small and intelligent man who tends to be slightly bitter at times, and Lennie is a very large man without very much intelligence but at the same time, has a huge heart and amount of determination and hope. These two men are what you could call best friends. The story starts out with the two on their way to a new job.
shaking him, but it did no use. If Brother had not been full of himself in those few moments Doodle's precious life could have been saved. Instead Brother was more angry that Doodle had failed him because all of the hard work that he had put in to making his brother normal had failed and now things were not going his way. Brother's anger caused him to leave Doodle just when he