How Does Steinbeck A Sympathetic Character

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Steinbeck is sort of sympathetic towards his characters , but also very realistic. The end of this story really shows that realism by the writer giving the story a sad ending like most realistic stories should have. This really shows at the end when George is contemplating on killing Lennie. Steinbeck shows the real world of poverty, limited resources, limited social skills, and violence going along with the American dream, wealth, friendship, and loyalty. Steinbeck uses clear and simple language for the main part of the story. Some words in dialogues are dialect and abbreviated which sometimes makes it difficult to understand at first sight. Steinbeck emphasizes dreams and companionship throughout the book. George dreams about being

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