Lennie And George : The Best Of Friends Essay

1048 Words Feb 19th, 2016 5 Pages
Mostly all of us have friends, whether it be three or more or even just one really close friend our friendships are important to each one of us. But what is true friendship? What does true friendship mean to you? For me it means sticking by that person’s side through everything, having or being patient with one another, doing fun things with each other, helping each other when help is needed? Lennie and George were the best of friends, even though Lennie is mentally challenged and George doesn’t always want to be with Lennie he sticks by him, which is a trait of true friendship. Lennie really doesn’t know what’s going on around him, he knows that George won’t leave him though.

“I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, that’s why” (14, Steinbeck).

Lennie thinks a lot of George, I mean I guess you would considering he would be your only friend or the person who looks after you when you don’t really know what is going on around you. They have each others backs, Lennie has George’s and George has Lennie’s, they look after each other, they make sure each other is protected. George has a lot of patience when it comes to Lennie, most times Lennie doesn’t even remember half the stuff George tells him to remember. Lennie doesn’t really remember some things even when George tells him to remember things Lennie still doesn’t but George is patient with him. I think this is a true value of friendship for Lennie and George.

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