He does everything he can to make Lennie happy and to do his responsibilities of having a fellow man. George shows it by saying,"'First chance I get I'll give you a pup"'.(13) George notices that Lennie loves touching soft things and makes him happy so he tells Lennie that he will get him one. It seems like a small gesture but it mean a lot to George and keeps occupies him from getting into trouble. George has been with Lennie through really tough times and George unfortunately had the responsibility to kill Lennie. George knew what was best for Lennie. He made sure Lennie past away happy and unaware of what he has done. He tells Lennie,”’ I never been mad, an’ I ain’t now.”’(106) George has to be certain that his fellow man passed in a happy way, not being able to think that George was mad or that he did something wrong.
In Of Mice and Men Steinbeck shows how a man is responsible for his fellow man is a big theme. First, Lennie shows how he is loyal to George and cares about him deeply. Another reason is how Steinbeck portrays how different George and Lennie are and that they have each other instead of being in solitary like the rest. Finally, George makes sure that he takes care of Lennie, he does and says things to make Lennie pleasant and content. Crooks, Lennie, Curley's wife, and George all show and support how the thematic