Of Mice and Men Comparison Essay
Both sets of friends have their …show more content…
The true meaning of relationships is companionship. George could have been well off without Lennie, but still continues to care and support him. They have one another to talk to, be with, and look after.
‘With us it ain’t like that. We got a future. We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us. We don’t have to sit in no bar room blowin’ in our jack jus’ because we got no place else to go. If them other guys gets in jail they can rot for all anybody gives a damn. But not us.’ (14)
George and Lennie have the pleasure of companionship, but other individuals do not. Other individuals do not have someone to look after them or care for them. Therefore, George cares for Lennie, and Lennie cares for George. This companionship is evident in Candy and his dog’s relationship. Candy is hesitant to end the dog’s life because he has bonded with the dog over a long period of time.
‘Well—hell! I had him so long. Had him since he was a pup. I