Lennie and george have no real home, being migrant workers they work the season, and then move on, so they have no family, no community, not ties except each other. Published: fri, 10 jun 2016 analysing the relationship between george and lennie in steinbeck's of mice and men in the opening section of the novella, steinbeck wishes to portray the relationship between george and lennie as 'leader' and 'follower. Lennie and george were the main characters along with curley and his wife, candy, slim, and crooks lennie, a big guy and mentally slow, is george's friend and doesn.
George dreams of putting together enough money to buy a small piece of land where he and lennie can build a home he hopes that in california the two can realize their dream. George is small, smart, cunning, always thinks of the ideas (for characteristics there is a big paragraph at the begginning of the book that describes both of them really well) they are both friends and i don't think george would want to be on his own and he wouldn't want lennie to be on his own either. October 5th-14th, 2018 directed by benji stockton john steinbeck's of mice and men is a parable about what it means to be human steinbeck's story of george and lennie's ambition of owning their own ranch, and the obstacles that stand in the way of that ambition, reveal the nature of dreams, dignity, loneliness, and sacrifice. George and lennie have little in common, and when most people meet the pair, they question why the two are together george milton is a small, smart man, while lennie small is large and strong, but has the mind of a child.
Walking side by side to each other, george and lennie are together in a common dream, as travelers will, of a place to call their home the other aspect of loneliness is evident in the thinking dimension of george and lennie. Of mice and men is a novella written by author john steinbeck published in 1937, it tells the story of george milton and lennie small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who move from place to place in california in search of new job opportunities during the great depression in the united states. Lennie small lennie is a huge man he is mentally challenged and travels with george lennie acts like a kid but he respects george and counts on him.
John steinbeck's of mice and men follows two farm workers lennie and george who travel from farm to farm looking for work during the great depression george is a smart man while lennie is mentally disabled. The main characters in of mice and men are george and lennie they are best friends but complete opposites learn about the other characters on the ranch and how they all long for friendship. Why does george speak for lennie and what does he tell the boss as an excuse he says lennie was kicked in the head by a horse so he is slow he tells lennie not to speak because he fears it will get them in trouble. George answers all the questions because lennie is slow and george doesn't want the boss finding out lennie says something, and george gets mad at him when the boss talks to lennie, george makes up some story about why they travel together.
The main character, lennie, portrays an extreme childish nature, lack of intelligence and an overly strong body that proves a deadly combination lennie seems to constantly make poor decisions and acts inappropriately without the ability to understand why. George and lennie are the two main characters in this book they look after one another and stick together i think that that itself is quite strange as they are both completely the opposite to each other. The relationship between the intelligent but weak george milton and the retarded but strong lennie small is the focal point of steinbeck's novella, and a surface reading strongly suggests that. The literary power of of mice and men rest firmly on the relationship between the two central characters, their friendship and their shared dream these two men are so very different, but they come together, stay together, and support each other in a world full of people who are destitute and alone. (candy makes an offer to help lennie and george achieve their dream by contributing money and little labor candy does this because he is afraid that the ranch will get rid of him, and he will have no one there for him.
Slim is the only character on the ranch who understands the bond between lennie and george crooks due to his race and physical deformity, crooks lives by himself in the ranch's barn. When george first tells the story of the dream farm, it's because lennie's desperate for him to tell about what we're gonna have in the garden and about the rabbits in the cages and about the rain in the winter and the stove (1) for george, the farm may symbolize freedom and happiness, but for. Are george and lennie (from of mice and men) the inspiration for the characters ren and stimpy the relationship these pairs have between each other seem pretty. George and lennie's farm symbol timeline in of mice and men the timeline below shows where the symbol george and lennie's farm appears in of mice and men the colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
George is a minimalist, who carries with him only the things he needs (as opposed to lennie, who wants to bring all the animals he catches) inferior fe : despite his often sharp tongue, george is a very moral person and genuinely wants to help lennie. In john steinbeck's 1937 novel of mice and men, george milton, lennie small's friend, says to another friend, slim, that lennie is dumb as hell, but he ain't crazy the conventional reading of lennie is that he is retarded, and this is why george has to. George indulges lennie and recites how one day they will save enough money to buy their own small farm, where they can 'live off the fatta' the lan',' as lennie enjoys interjecting.