Lennie Small Character Analysis

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In the novella Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Lennie Small is described as a large man with a muscular build. Additionally, Lennie can be described as if he is a child because of the way he thinks and talks. To add on, Lennie acts like a child because of the way he looks up to George Milton, his travel companion and lifetime friend. John Steinbeck states, “Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a “family,” clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation.” Dwayne Johnson would play the role of Lennie very well because of his massive build, and the way he played Bob Stone in the movie Central Intelligence. In the movie, even though he is a grown man, he acted like a child because he wore a…show more content…
He was capable of killing a fly on the wheeler’s butt with a bull whip without touching the mule. There was a gravity in his manner and a quiet so profound that all talk stopped when he spoke.” This quote tells the reader that Slim was good at what he did for a job and because of this he was looked up to as a leader and with the utmost respect. Everyone always listened to him for his opinion on a situation. We picked the actor Brad Pitt to fulfill the role of Slim because of the way he played Gerry Lane in the movie World War Z. In the movie, Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) is a formal U.N. Investigator. When a zombie apocalypse spreads around the world, he leads an expedition in search for a cure. In the movie, he is seen as a role model that everybody follows just like the other ranchers follow Slim in the book. Brad Pitt does a great job of playing the role of a good leader like Gerry Lane is suppose to be in the movie and we feel he would play an excellent role of being a good role model like
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