Of Mice Andf Men
Of Mice and Men
The book Of Mice and Men portrays the trials and tribulations of friendship. Throughout the book, George is continuously telling Lennie that if he were alone he “could live so easy.” When Lennie gives his answer of leaving, George instantly jumps down Lennie?s throat and reminds Lennie that he “was jus? foolin?” and wants Lennie to stay. The relationship these two characters posses is that of best friends who will be together until the end. Since George never wants Lennie to go off on his own he obviously cares. George gets Lennie out of numerous situations throughout the length of the book.
When Lennie is accused of rape, George and him leave town together. When Curley picks a fight with Lennie, George is the one who convinces Lennie to “get ?im.” And finally when Lennie accidentally kills Curley?s wife, George is the one who puts Lennie out of his misery in order to keep “?im [from] gettin? lynched” and to save Lennie from the consequences that would soon follow. The true trials of friendship become apparent throughout the book. It is evident that along with a true friendship comes many hardships. Lennie is George?s hardship, but George
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