ENGLISH OF MICE AND MEN

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GEORGE

-GEORGE IS LOYAL TO LENNIE

  • Father like figure
  • Keeps Lennie out of trouble 
  • Lennie relies on George for everything (food/water/work)
  • Geoge hasn't always been good to him
  • Even killing Lennie

- GEORGE HAS NO PROBLEMS WHEN HE'S ON HIS OWN 

  • Reasonably smart (clever at finding work)
  • Often says he'd be better off alone
  • 'if i was alone i could live so easy'
  • But Lennie offers him companionship

GEORGE IS A REALISTIC CHARACTER

  • Happy from simple things in life (e.g. free from work)
  • You also feel sympathy for george (calls Lennie a 'poor *******' even when he's about to be told off- tells Lennie off for his own good
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GEORGE

-GEORGE IS LOYAL TO LENNIE

  • Father like figure
  • Keeps Lennie out of trouble 
  • Lennie relies on George for everything (food/water/work)
  • Geoge hasn't always been good to him
  • Even killing Lennie

- GEORGE HAS NO PROBLEMS WHEN HE'S ON HIS OWN 

  • Reasonably smart (clever at finding work)
  • Often says he'd be better off alone
  • 'if i was alone i could live so easy'
  • But Lennie offers him companionship

GEORGE IS A REALISTIC CHARACTER

  • Happy from simple things in life (e.g. free from work)
  • You also feel sympathy for george (calls Lennie a 'poor *******' even when he's about to be told off- tells Lennie off for his own good
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LENNIE

- HE'S A HUGE GROWN MAN BUT ALSO VERY CHILDLIKE:

  • Childlike: 'He's jes'like a kid'
  • Strong: 'Strong as a bull'
  • Like an animal: 'Lennie covered his face with his huge paws and bleated with terror'
  • Innocent: 'ain't mean'
  • Slow: 'dum-dum', 'cuckoo'
  • Likes to 'pet' soft things

- HE IDENTIFIES WITH ANIMALS:

  • Bear: he drags his feet 'the way a bear drags his paws'
  • Dog: he brings George the mouse 'like a terrier who doesn't want to bring a ball to it's master'
  • Very possessive over his animals 
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