Comparing George And Lennie In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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The novella Of Mice and Man it’s an example of how the majority of people lived back then in the 1930’s. Steinbeck chooses George and Lennie to be the main characters in the story. I’m going to describe and tell you how they are and their personality and actions. First, I’m going to start with George. The author describes him as, “Small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong features. Every part of him was defined: small, strong hands, slender arms, a thin and a bony nose.” However the other characters have different opinions and they describe him in their own ways. I think George is a very responsible person because he takes care of Lennie. For example, he tells Lennie, “If he tangles you, Lennie, we’re gonna get the can. Don’t make no mistake about that. He’s the boss’s son.…show more content…
You try to keep away from him, will you? Don’t ever speak to him.” Meaning he wants Lennie to stay out of trouble because if they get in trouble they’re going to lose the job and their dream. George is like a leader because he is different from the other guys, him and Lennie have a dream of buying a farm and “Live off the fatta the lan’” He’s a leader to Lennie because he tells him what not to do and gets him out of trouble. Candy looks up to him as a leader too, when Lennie accidentally killed Curley’s wife,, he asks George, “What we gonna do now, George? And George tells Candy “Guess…we gonna tell the… guys.” Candy listens to George when he tell him “I ain’t gonna let’ em hurt Lennie. Now you listen. The guys might think I was in on it. I’m gonna go in the Bunkhouse. Then in a minute you come out and tell the guys about her, and I’ll come along and make like I never seen her. Will you do that? So the guys won’t think I was on it?” Candy listens to George and goes outside to tell the guys. Most of the guys

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