Examples Of Responsibility In The Story Of Mice And Men

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Responsibility Essay

In the novel story of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, movie of What’s eating Gilbert Grape, and short story by James Hurst Scarlet Ibis. Taking responsibility for another person is an essential human quality. George and Lennie are the main characters who have a dream that can’t diminish. These three can be related because of the protagonist having to take all the responsibility that was given. Taking care of a person is huge commitment, but not all can always last long. George takes care of Lennie of getting him out of trouble, Gilbert takes care of Arnie by assisting him for the things he can’t do, and Brother takes care of Doodle by helping him achieve or surpass his expectation. Taking care of the person that is dear
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To accomplish that dream, they must work hard in order to get paid. George has a role taking care of Lennie. Lennie has mental issue that acts like a child. They are both old except George is smaller in size than Lennie. Although one is different from the other, they work out pretty good because they both benefit from traveling together. Even though George has to take care of Lennie because he promised Aunt Clara to take care of Lennie “Him and me was both born in Auburn. I knowed his Aunt Clara. She took him when he was a baby and raised him up. When his Aunt Clara died, Lennie just comes along with me out workin'. Got kinda used to each other after a little while”. George said “ I got you! You can’t keep a job and you lose me ever’ job i get” he implies that he would’ve had an easier life if he didn’t have to look after Lennie. Sometimes George means what he says, but other times he doesn’t, depending on the situation. “No--look! I was jus’ foolin’, Lennie, ‘Cause I want you to stay with me.” George benefit from Lennie by keeping him accompany. “A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody. Don’t make no difference who the guy is, long’s he’s with you. I tell ya,” Lennie admits he would be very lonely if George wasn’t with him. Lennie and …show more content…
Brother who is taking care of Doodle(little brother) wants a normal brother that can talk, walk, and swim, but Doodle can’t do that. Until one day, He committed to teach Doodle how to walk, but although Doodle committed, He always asks for break because he is pushing himself too much. Approximately after 9 month, Doodle starts walking and always showed his family. They were all crying full of delight, but Brother cried because he was ashamed of having a crippled brother and he taught doodle how to walk for the selfish motive. “to run, to swim, to climb trees, and to fight" This led brother pushing Doodle to the extent where he is really tired and lost appetite. When winter comes, both of them doesn’t accomplish anything because Doodle is in bed sick, and brother in school. Doodle got really sick due to the amount of energy they put in trying to walk. Doodle is benefiting in a way by becoming someone that he is not suppose to be, but on the other hand, brother benefits by getting a normal brother who he always wanted. Brother wants to do anything to not be embarrassed by doodle. All brother ever wanted was a normal brother, it is why he set a goal that can be achievable, but they’re always a consequence to these high goals. During a storm, Brother and

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