Analysis Of Chapter One Of John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Chapter one of Of Mice and Men began by introducing the relationship between the two main characters, George and Lennie. George and Lennie have a unique, brotherly, parental, and friendly dynamic that I believe will be interesting to continue to investigate over the course of reading this book. While reading chapter one, we were exposed to more of the parental side of their relationship, specifically in the scene where Lennie is guzzling down river water and George is warning him to slow down or risk feeling sick afterward. In this instance, George acts like a parent by predicting the consequences of Lennie’s actions as opposed to what a bother or a friend might do which is to allow him to drink the water and feel sick afterward. In addition,
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