George won’t let Lennie “go down alone” because he cares about his friend so much and knows he doesn’t deserve that. George also is protective over Lennie because he “used to play jokes” on Lennie all the time. He knows that even though it is wrong, doesn’t mean someone else won’t do it. George thinks very highly of him and Lennies relationship and won’t let anyone mess with
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
George is placed with the responability of taking care of Lennie no matter what. George loves Lennie like a brother, and never would want anyone to hurt him. He makes sure that he doesn't hang around with bad people. For example; George told Lennie to stay away from Curley's wife, because she was trouble. Towards the end of the novel, Lennie finds himself stuck in a room with Curley's wife, and gets into some trouble, and ends up killing her.
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
Because his loyalty to his father is so strong, he continues to mourn his father even though his uncle and his mother have already persuaded the court as well as the kingdom to embrace the new reign. Another example in which Hamlet demonstrates his loyalty to his father is when he vows to carry out or fulfill the wishes of the ghost of his father. By promising to avenge his father and kill his uncle, he sacrifices his reputation, sanity and
Of Mice and Men is really about Lennie and George’s journey and relationship with each other, and how they really need each other in their lives. Lennie is very dependent on George. George is one of his only friends and a very important person in his life. George guides Lennie through his life like a father would to his son. The first thought when Lennie is doing something wrong or bad is George because he knows that George wouldn’t want him to being in it.
Ethical Aspects in The Road Compared with Today's Society In the novel, The Road, by Cormac McCarthy, McCarthy writes about a father and son who try to survive after a tragic catastrophe. Although McCarthy never reveals the father or son's name, he brings them to life by vividly describing their actions. This description gives the reader the ability to relate to their actions and helps portray the father and son's relationship. Throughout the novel, the father and son build a strong relationship which is built around love, fear, and determination. McCarthy also uses the setting to help demonstrate the father and son's hopeless situation.
Curley assumes, due to his insecurity, that Lennie is laughing at him. He attacks Lennie to show that he is not afraid, and that he is a real man in control. Lennie is obviously the very biggest and strongest man at the ranch. To beat Lennie in a fight would give Curley a sense of self confidence and restore the fear he likes to hold over the men. 9.
He is frequent acts of selflessness, and to Huck, he is more like a father than a friend. When the time he was caught and sent to the jail, Huck decided to against the society to help Jim to escape. For helping him, Huck has to choose from what is right to do, and what is good for his friend. “Alright, then, I’ll go to hell” (193). Jim teaches Huck how to make right decisions, how to treat people equally no matter what race they are, and the love of friendship.
Of Mice and Men Final Draft In our society we need to be our brothers keepers in order for society to work in the way we need it to. I have a little brother and I feel obligated to teach him the right way to act. In Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, George is the perfect example of being a keeper to Lennie. George isn’t obligated to take care of Lennie, but George doesn’t want to see Lennie Fail. George assumes the role of Lennie’s keeper by giving him protection from getting into trouble, being a role model, and giving Lennie a companionship the way a big brother would.