Writing From The Perspective Of George In Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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I remember 20 years ago when I used to look after a guy called Lennie, he was a really nice, he was very tall with a very friendly smile. I had a slight problem though, he was a lot like a child. He would enjoy stroking things which are soft and warm. If he saw something he liked he would touch it and if he was scared he wouldn’t even let go. This meant he loved rabbits and mice but he didn’t know his own strength so he usually ended up killing them by stroking them too hard and crushing their skulls but he is really just like a big friendly giant. He has the strength of 2 men so he is usually very good at work but I always had to get him out of trouble. He would do anything I asked him ...view middle of the document...

Lennie was carrying bags that usually took 2 men to carry. When we got to the bunk, there was this guy named Curley. He was the boss’s son but he didn’t have a very nice personality. He was against Lennie from the moment he set his eyes on him. He didn’t like tall people because he was quite small but he was a boxer. You can imagine where this led to. They ended up having a fight because Curley thought that Lennie was laughing at him but because Lennie was so obedient, he didn’t even touch Curley when he was being hit. He took them all in and then I told him to get him, so he ended up crushing his hand and wouldn’t let go because everyone said to let go and he got worried again just like what happened in Weed, his strength overcame him and he crushed Curley’s hand. Luckily Candy agreed to say that his hand was caught in a machine as he was ashamed of losing to Lennie.
The next day, the boy’s and I went down to the whore house to have a few drinks and a nice evening. The only woman I had seen since we left Weed was Curley’s wife so it was quite a nice evening. I met this nice girl called...

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