Lennie Smalls Character Analysis

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John Steinbeck writes Lennie Smalls -a character in his book- as a person with a mental disability, specifically someone with amnesia- short term memory, excessive behavior, and strength. Due to his disability, it’s hard for Lennie to care for himself, so when his legal guardian- his aunt Clara- died, George took on the parental rights and promised to care for Lennie. Even though George is easily tempered, he is still understanding and aware of Lennie’s condition. Every day George made sure Lennie was fed and makes many of Lennie’s choices. I believe George is sympathetic because he had many opportunities to leave Lennie uncared for, but he stood by his side even with the constant repetitive
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