Of Mice And Men


A Little Info About Lennie...

Lennie is a large, lumbering, childlike worker. Due to his mild mental disability, Lennie completely depends upon George, his friend and traveling companion, for guidance and protection. George has been Lennies friend since they were younger and has gotten so use to Lennie that the just takes him wherever he goes. The two men share a vision of a farm that they will own together, a vision that Lennie believes in wholeheartedly. Gentle and kind, Lennie nevertheless does not understand his own strength. His love of petting soft things, such as small animals, and hair.

Theme Of The Story...

A theme for this story is friendship and companionship because Lennie and George were there for each other throughout the hole novel. Not atone point int he story did George give up on Lennie. Not even when they went for the job at the farm did he give up on Lennie when _______ wasn't so sure about him but George told him that Lennie was a strong hard working guy and turned out that he was right because Lennie was.

George and Lennie's Friendship (Of Mice and Men)


"I was only foolin', George. I don't want no ketchup. I wouldn't eat no ketchup if it was right here beside me."

"If it was here, you could have some."

"But I wouldn't eat none, George. I'd leave it all for you. You could cover your beans with it and I wouldn't touch none of it."

Lennie may not be able to look out for George, but he does what he can for his friend—like give him all the imaginary ketchup.