Not many people had real friends in the American West in the 1930s - it was a case of every man for himself. That is one of the reasons why the story of George and Lennie's unusual friendship is so poignant. They have each other. No one else in the novel is so lucky.
- He is a small man, but has brains and a quick wit.
- Been a good friend to Lennie, lookes after all of his affairs, carries his work card and tries to steer him out of trouble.
- He needs Lennie as a…