Of Mice & Men

By: John Steinbeck

Character description

Lennie:Lennie can be described as a child in a man's body. He stands tall with a hunch, broad shoulders, and the only clothes he wears is denim. He's mentally challenge and doesn't understand most things. Being a little slow he has no idea of his own strength. Although he loves creatures, because he doesn't know his strength he ends up injuring or killing them from petting them too hard.
Slim:Slim is a hard working man , he is slim in the body, with average height. He seems to be the only one that understands what George is going through with Lennie.
Curly's wife:Curly's wife is a wondering character. She says she is always lonely because she has no one to talk to. She seduces men, but uses the excuse that she needs someone to talk to when curly's not around.

Quote from novel

"Trouble with mice is you always kill'em..." (George)

This Quote is significant because this displays his strength which causes the main plot in the story.