- He is a small man, that has a lot of brains and a quick wit.
- He is good friends with Lennie, ever since he promises Aunt Clara he would look after him.
- He is paternal to Lennie and looks after things such as his work card. He also tries to stir Lennie out of trouble.
- He needs Lennie as a friend, not only because of his strength (that helps the bothe of them get jobs) but because of his companionship.
- His threats of leaving Lennie are never really true and he is rather proud of…