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How does Steinbeck present Lennie during in this incident?

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Of Mice and Men How does Steinbeck present Lennie during in this incident? In Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, the character Lennie is mentally deficient and doesn't understand the reality of things. Steinbeck presents Lennie in a child like way by showing all he really cares about is "tending the rabbits". ...read more.

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For example on page sixty-nine George says "Get him, Lennie..." and he tells Lennie three times to "get 'im" this also shows Lennie didn't mean to bust Curley's hand. Lennie is described in animal terms all the way through the book, "his huge paws" on page sixty-nine is describing he has large hands. ...read more.

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Lennie holds tight and doesn't let go until "George slapped him". "Lennie watched in terror" shows Lennie is scared but he can't let go as he is panicking, as would a young child. Young children don't realise they hurt someone when they cling onto something, therefore I think this is also an example of Lennie's child like behaviour. To conclude I believe Steinbeck is presenting the character of Lennie as innocent and child like. ?? ?? ?? ?? Terri-Marie Calvert ...read more.

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