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The novel of Mice and Men is a story of a strong and fatherly relationship between two grown men, Lennie Small and George Milton

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Of Mice and Men The novel of Mice and Men is a story of a strong and fatherly relationship between two grown men, Lennie Small and George Milton, traveling through the Great Depression. It was written by John Steinbeck, who made an outstanding job in representing and bringing out the 1930?s USA culture and differences from the Great Depression to the nowadays world. He showed the relations between people, the way different races were treated, and how life was handled in those times. George is forced to take care of Lennie by Lennie?s Aunt Clara, and is because of Lennie, always ending up having to move ranches. ...read more.


He is highly dependent on George, looking up to him, as if he was his idol and role model. Lennie is a highly loveable character in this novel, and the ending of Of Mice and Men will make readers cry. George in the other hand is very different to his companion, Lennie. He is rather short, smart and bossy. He always seems to have the right way of doing things. George is the ?older brother? of the two, and is always looking after poor Lennie. (Page 4)?The first man was small and quick, dark face with restless eyes and sharp, strong features. Every part of him was defined: small, strong hands, slender arms, a thin and bony nose.? Though Lennie is always driving the two of them into trouble, he is George?s only ?family?, and without each other, everything would be without doubt miserable as anything. ...read more.


Secretly George enjoyed every bit of it. Even if they were in trouble, George would remember how Lennie is his one and only ?family?. In conclusion of this essay, Lennie and George are the main characters of the novel Of Mice and Men and are traveling through the great depression in the relationship of ?father son? bond. They have their differences, but in reality, they could not live with out each other or them selves there to help. Guys like us that work on ranches are the loneliest guys in the world. They got no family. They don't belong no place....With us it ain't like that. We got a future. We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us. By Ilona Tuominen ...read more.

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