Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

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People with little in common can still be able to hold a strong and perfect relationship. There can be many differences in people but they could come together and put aside their differences to become good friends. This leads to John Steinbeck’s Of Mice & Men which has many relationships that are all unique and most of the characters are completely look, act, and think differently. The book Of Mice & Men has many themes, but one theme that stood out was people can be totally different, but still have a superb relationship. The characters in Of Mice & Men help unveil the theme by Lennie and his love for animals and George, George choosing to stay with Lennie, and Candy and his loyal canine. One way the characters help unveil the theme is how Lennie the childlike worker has a strong relationship for animals and his partner in crime George. Lennie has a mental disability and he depends on his strong friend George for protection and guidance. “Lennie who had been watching, imitated george exactly. He pulled his hat down like a little more over his eyes, the way that George hat was” (Steinbeck 10). This quote shows that there Lennie admires and wants to be just like his partner George. Lennie loves to touch and pet soft things such as animals, peoples hair, & dresses which eventually leads to disaster. “Lennie looked sadly up at him. "They was so little," he said apologetically. "I’d pet ‘em, and pretty soon they bit my fingers and I pinched their heads a little and then

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