Lennie (Of Mice and Men)

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  • Lennie (Of Mice and Men)
    • Animal Comparison
      • "Snorting into the water like a horse"
        • This compares how Lennie drinks to how a horse drinks.
      • "dragging his feet a little, the way a bear drags it's paw"
        • The way he walks is compared to a bear
      • "Lennie  dabbled his big paw in the water"
        • This is comparing Lennie's hands to  a bears paw.
      • "Slowly, like a terrier who doesn't want to bring a ball to its master, Lennie approached"
        • This is making it sound like Lennie is a dog and George is his master. This appears a few time and is hinted throughout the book.
          • "He heard Lennie's whimpering cry"
    • Relationship with George
      • "They  had walked in single file down the path , and even in the open one stayed behind the other."
        • This tells you that  he feels comfortable behind George. Also he can't get lost and can always see George if he is infront
      • "Lennie who had been watching , imitated George exactally"
        • This shows the effect George has on Lennie. The fact he copy 's  him means Lennie looks up to George
        • This Also shows that George is like a farther figure to Lennie
      • George tells people he was kicked in the head by a horse when he was younger
        • This is because  it was more accepted in the time the book is set to have been injered working then it is to have a mental illness or learning difficulty.
      • Manipulates George into feeling bad
        • "I can jus' as well go away"
    • Lennie and Violence
      • "I pinched their heads a little and then they was dead"
        • This is Lennie talking about how when the mice bit him he would pinch their heads and kill them.
      • "Lennie sat in the hay and looked at the dead puppy"
        • This tells you that Lennie killed the puppy. You start to notice that he is killing/harming different things and each thing is bigger than the last.
      • "And then  she was still, for Lennie had broken her neck."
        • Curley's wife is
      • He got into trouble in weed.
  • This compares how Lennie drinks to how a horse drinks.




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