Of Mice And Men Report Essay

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Of Mice and Men George and Lennie, two migrant workers, have been let off a bus miles away from the California farm where they are due to start work. The two stop and camp for the night in a clearing by a pool. Lennie is a giant man with a shapeless face. George is a small, dark man with sharp, strong features. It becomes clear in the story that Lennie has a mild mental disability, and is deeply devoted to George and is dependent upon him for protection and guidance. They both share a dream of one day buying their own piece of land, farming it, and, much to Lennie’s delight, keeping rabbits. The next day the two show up together at the nearby ranch and George insists that he does all of the talking. He lies, and begins to explain that they are cousins and that the reason they travel together. He tells him that a horse kicked Lennie in the head when he was a child and he hires them. They meet a few of the farm help, Candy, an handyman, with an ancient dog and missing hand, and Curley, the boss’s mean-spirited son. Curley is newly married, with a flirtatious wife, and full of jealousy. Once they are alone, the flirtatious wife appears and flirts with them. Of course Lennie thinks she is “purty,” but George, knows…show more content…
George joins Lennie, shortly after realizing what had happened. George is not mad at him for the bad thing he did. He begins to tell Lennie the story of the farm they will have together. As he describes the rabbits that Lennie will tend. The sound of the lynch party grows louder. George shoots his friend in the back of the head. When the other men arrive, George lets them believe that Lennie had the gun, and George wrestled it away from him and shot him. Only Slim understands that has really happened, that he killed is friend out of mercy. Slim leads him away, and the other men, completely puzzled, watch them

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