Of Mice and Men

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By: John Steinbecks

George and Lennie are an unlikely pair of friends who are introduced in the beginning. George is "small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong features.  Lennie contradicts George because he is a "huge man, shapeless of face, with large pale eyes, with wide sloping shoulders, and he walks heavily.  Lennie loves to pet soft animals such as mice and other things, this gets George and Lennie in a lot of trouble throughout the story. George is the more dominant of the two because Lennie is slow in the head. George and Lennie are different from the rest of the people in the same occupation because as Lennie said to George, "because I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that's why.  They are also different because as George said, "We got a future. We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us.  They also share a common goal for their future together. They want to be able to live on there own and have a couple of acres so they can plant things and have animals. They are going to "live off the fatta the lan'.  This single dream makes George and Lennie diffe

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