Friendship In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Life without friendship is like the sky without the sun. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is about a friendship between two guys, Lennie and George, and them trying to find work. The story is about friendship and reveals that even the most loneliness people need someone to talk to. George and Lennie believe they are different from others because they have each other. They both know that they aren't alone.For example, George says “We got a future, we got somebody to talks to that gives a damn about us.” This shows that George knows that they have each other. This also shows that they have most likely always been there for each other In addition, Lennie says, “I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you.”This also shows that they know they are there for each other, They don't just believe it. George will always be there for Lennie, and Lennie will always be there for george. Therefore, Lennie and George have each other to look out for.…show more content…
He was lonely and used to people being mean to him; that when someone actually treated him right, he didn't know how to react. For example, when Lennie goes into Crooks room, Crooks says, “You got no right to come in my room. This here’s my room. Nobody got any right in here but me.” This shows that since he’s been alone for so long, he can't help but be mean to people. This also shows that he doesn't try to make friends, because in his head everyone’s going to turn against him. In addition, Crooks states, “ there wasn't another colored family for miles around. And now there ain't a colored man on this ranch an’ there's jus’ one family in Soledad.” This shows that Crooks is used to being the outcast. This also shows that he is upset about being the only colored man everywhere he goes.Crooks wants a friend but no one wants to be his friend because of his skin color; so he just stopped
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