Lennie Small, Character analysis

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  • Lennie Small
    • Name
      • Lennie
        • German for 'of lions strength'
          • Like an animal
            • "Strong as a bull"
            • "Snorting into water like a horse"
              • Farm animals
                • "Strong as a bull"
                • Orginally wild. Have to be tamed.
                  • George 'owner'
                    • When George isn't around theres trouble
            • "The way a bear dragged at its paws"
            • "Pawed the hay"
            • acts upon instinct
            • No conscience
            • Has to be put down
          • Name describes him
      • Small
        • Symbolic
          • Intelligence= small
          • Mental ability
        • Ironic
          • He's very tall.
          • Size his downfall
            • If wasn't so tall could possibly control strength?
    • American Dream
      • Comforting
      • Naive, believes it will happen
      • "tending rabbits"
      • Portrays his trust in George
    • Child in adults body
      • Doesn't take responsibility
      • Not aware of strength
      • Simple
      • Reliant upon George
      • Doesn't have control over body

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