We as readers can infer a firm moral message. The innocence on Lennie draws sympathy from my self and the reader as we understand Lennie has a mental condition, which must be difficult for a man of the 1930’s as we understand he always keeps George in ‘hot water’. Though George none the less sticks by Lennie, as they’re both reliant on each other, even though it would be easier for George to go ‘alone’, he would feel loneliness without Lennie. They both have a dream and this is what keeps them
He loves him even though he has a mental disbility ,but at other times George is very mean to Lennie. However, when George is mean to Lennie he ends his tirade with "No--look I was jus' foolin' Lennie. 'Cause I want you to stay with me..."(Page 13) This shows
Kisean callis Mrs. Keblish English II 6TH hour 16 January 2014 Character motivations I. George is a great and nice man who really cares about Lennie A. George feels obligated to take care of Lennie a. The reason he feels obligated to take care of Lennie is because he almost killed Lennie b. George knows Lennie can’t do anything by himself and will soon get himself killed B. George sees Lennie as stupid and not independent a. George doesn’t think Lennie could find his own food or shelter b. George believes that if Lennie lived alone he would constantly be taken advantage of c. George and Lennie have a nice relationship and at times George may see Lennie as good for nothing but I think George sees Lennie
All of this shows that George is a caring person who is loyal to Lennie and can't stand to see him bullied or hurt. The reader respects George for this as they understand how hars it must be for George. However, we also see that George has an aggressive side. He frequently snaps at Lennie - "George exploded." and often threatens to "sock" him.
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.
This scene is constructed to show Lenny's passivity and nature. Lenny does not go after Curley, even after Curley has attacked him, until George gives him the go ahead. Lenny is upset that he crushes his hand, because he only meant to stop him from attacking him. Lenny does not know his own strength. It also illustrates the relationship of Lenny and George, and the position of caretaker that George assumes-for example-when Lenny is worried that this will cause Lenny to lose the privilege of caring for the bunnies.
In Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck argues that being loyal is a valuable concept in life, but can sometimes be very difficult. His message is sometimes in relationships, everything can go the wrong way and you have nothing else to do except the right thing, even if it isn’t being loyal. Since Lennie didn’t know allot of things about life and common sense, George is forced to teach him everything. Sitting down by the river after running away from their job because of Lennie again, a pissed off George yells, “Well, we ain’t got any, whatever we ain’t got that’s what you want.” (11) Lennie’s lack of intelligence and his actions repeatedly effect their job security. George is not only forced to deal with the consequences of these actions but be takes them on as his own
He didn’t think Aron could handle it at all,” (Steinbeck 586). Cal who is known to take advantage of his brother is not as evil as many think. Cal loves his brother so much that he does not want to hurt is brother anymore but helps him by hiding the truth about his mother. Has much as Cal relatives to his mother Cal still has people that he loves unlikely his mother,
Shmuel’s hatred of the soldiers is finally justified, and to Bruno, a boy who idolized soldiers, such as his father, the abusive soldiers were anything but idols. Bruno then comments that he “doesn’t like it here”, to which Shmuel replies “neither do I” (page 208) It is at this point in the story that the reader realizes how innocent Shmuel is. Although Bruno has been shielded by his parents, Shmuel has had to experience hardship and suffering, giving him the image of a child who had forgone his innocence. However, like Bruno, Shmuel is unaware of the situation he is in, which is shown when he
The relationship of Candy and his dog is parallel to that of Lennie and George and foreshadows the events that will occur in the end. Both men, George and Candy, feel guilty for their choice but in the end they know what they did was the right thing to do and to help their friend in the best way possible. The author also shows the true inner strength George holds within himself when he kills his best friend out of love. This novel shows how strong between two people can be and how true strength is within and is shown at the time of need and not shown off but instead sometimes surprising the person themselves when it becomes the only choice they have