OMAM - George

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  • OMAM - George
    • He is a small man, but has brains and a quick wit
    • He has been a good friend to Lennie
      • Hhe promised Lennie's Aunt Clara that he would care for him
    • Looks after all Lennie's affairs
      • carries his work card, and tries to steer him out of potential trouble
    • He needs Lennie as a friend
      • Lennie's strength helps to get them both jobs
      • So he's not lonely
      • His threats to leave Lennie are not really serious
        • He is genuinely proud of Lennie
    • Shares a dream with Lennie to own a piece of land
      • Prepared to work hard to build up the money needed to buy it
    • Honest with people he trusts
      • Tells Slim that he used to play tricks on Lennie when they were young, but now feels guilty about it as Lennie nearly drowned
  • "...with us it ain't like that. We got a future. We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us. We don't have to sit in no bar room blowin' in our jack 'jus because we got no place else to go. If them other guys gets in jail they can rot for all anybody gives a damn. But not us."


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