Of Mice And Men: Life, Dreams And Friendship Of George And Lenny



The book titled “Of Mice and Men,” by John Stienbeck, shows us the life, dreams and friendship of two ranchers, George and Lenny. They travel together from ranch to ranch, running from the trouble that follows them. They remain in search of the ranch of their dreams and an escape of the ranches of the past.
George and Lenny had one dream, to own a ranch. They strive to be their own bosses. The only thing keeping the dream of the ranch alive was the friendship that George and Lennie share. George often tells Lennie, “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 sit in no bar room blowin our jack just cause we got no place else ...

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easy. I could go get a job an work, an no trouble. No mess at all, and when the end of the month come I could take my fifty bucks and go into town and get whatever I want.” George feels the responsibility to his Aunt Clara. Also while talking to other ranchers George reflects on a time when he and Lennie were working together for the first time. George told Lennie to jump into the lake, he did and nearly drowned. George jumped in and saved him. Lennie was so grateful that he had forgotten that George was the one who told him to jump in. George knows how feeble minded and kind Lennie is and that he needs supervision. Probably if Lennie didn’t need as much supervision thay wouldn’t have spent as much time together and their friendship wouldn’t be as solid.
Withought their frienship and the dream of owning the ranch they would have been the same depressed and lonely ranchers as the rest. George remarked, “Someday we’re gonna get the jack together and we’re gonna have a little house and ...

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