Lennie with the brains of a mouse and the strength of a man.
Found true friendship with George who had the character of a mouse and the brains of a man. Their companionship was based on the fact that George had the brains, and Lennie had the muscles. My vision of Mice and Men, tells me that George always did the talking to acquire the jobs and Lennie completed mostly all of the work. This relationship went on for years, with mutual success for George and Lennie. Our impressions begin when George and Lennie found employment on a small farm to help with the harvest. Their boss man had a son named Curly who boxed like a man, but bore pain like a mouse. Curly loved to dish out punishment, but not take it. Curly had a wife, who had the
…show more content…
George with the mind of a man and the Character of a mouse edged Lennie on. When George realized Lennie had a hold of Curly’s hand he shouted to Lennie “Hurt him, hurt him”. Curly who boxed like a man with the character of a mouse, who couldn’t stand pain cried out, when Lennie crushed his hand. We have Lennie with the strength of a man and the mind of a mouse in a fight with Curly who has the boxing skills of a man and the character of a mouse and George who has the brain of a man and the character of a mouse trying to incite the fighting rather than stopping it. George’s dislike of Curly leads him to instruct Lennie to hurt Curley badly. Our impressions grow with Curley’s wife, with the body that men desire, and the mind of a wayward girl, approach Lennie telling him how beautiful and nice her hair was. Lennie caught in her trap begins stroking her hair. This was frightening and hurtful to Curley’s wife and she began to holler. In the excitement of the time Lennie killed Curley’s wife. Lennie with a man’s strength and the brain of a mouse killed Curley’s wife a woman with the figure that men adored and the character of a wayward girl who was married to Curley with the boxing skills of a man and the character of a mouse. This is the situation that George with the brain of a man and the character of a mouse found in the barn on the farm that they were working on. George knowing what Curley would do took Lennie and