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Friendship In Of Mice And Men By John Steinbeck

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John Steinback created this story to focus on two men, trying to reach their idea of an american dream. Friendship is probably the third most important aspect to life, following water and food. In every persons life comes hard times, and no one wants to endure those hard times alone. There is nothing better than to have that one person by your side through all the up’s and downs. Lennie and George is an example of friendship, they are each other backbones. Although they do not get along all the time, they are still friends when the sun goes down. Lennie and George’s friendship portrays many characteristics the main three are love, respect, and hope.
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Love is portrayed through this story when you see the bond between the two of them. Though they tend to bicker and fight, Lennie and George have unconditional love for each other. They have grown up, and came accustomed to one anothers company.
“Respect is what we owe, love is what we give” Phillip James Bailey. Lennie seems to show George a little more respect than George shows to Lennie. George earns respect from Lennie because of all the times he has looked after him. Lennie listens to George everytime he tells him to do something because he trusts him. He knows that George would never steer him in the wrong direction. After all of the ups and the many, many downs George and Lennie have still withheld a strong relationship. These two strong spirited men not only have to worry about themselves through the harsh dust bowl, they have to worry about a friend. In a sense i believe that they are not really trying to survive for themselves but really just trying to survive for each other.
“Dont give up, dont lose hope” Christopher Reeve. Hope and brotherhood are intertwined in this book, to inspire a...

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