Why are friendships so important to society?
Friendship is important because you need to know who your real friends are. You need to know who is really down for you and who is really not. In Of Mice of and Men by John Steinbeck, the story is about two migrant workers who have been let off on a bus miles away from a California farm where they are due to work. Another character named Slim comments on the rarity friendship between George and Lennie. When Lennie sees Curley’s wife and when she is flirting with them, Lennie feels her hair and gets a little fun with it, and George smells danger/ trouble. Like in Of Mice and Men, George and Lennie became friends by working on the same farm. And sometimes George gets mad at Lennie for sometimes being not himself and not listening to what has to be done on the farm. And on the farm, it creates a positive friendship between the people on the farm. They are important because people aren’t really your friend unless you really get along my theme for this essay is although friendship is frustrating, it is necessary.
In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, friendships can be really hard to deal with. George and Lennie have a challenging relationship because Lennie is somewhat hard to deal with for some reasons” Lennie, who have been watching, and copying exactly what George does”.(10) Instead, this is just part of his mental handicap: George is less of a friend than parent, role model, and idol all wrapped up into one. George is a father figure to Lennie because he looks out for him whenever he is in danger or trouble.
The second paragraph is talking about how the relationship/friendship between George and Lennie is presented in the novel, George and Lennie are just friends and there is no family relation between them. And there many relationships between people throughout the story, so the setting is kind of complicated to see in the mind. But sometimes in the story, Lennie sometimes care for George in many ways as well. They travel, work, and dream together, also give companionship that no one has never had nor have. Their latest goal is to have their own farm and the dream is cut short because of other events in the story.
In the novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, some of the characters show a form of loneliness just like, Candy, Crooks, and last but not least Curley’s wife. But they question the friendship between George and Lennie because their life does not have any support in it. And there is one thing you really need in life and that is friends and people suffer from loneliness and solitude, and loneliness leads to low self-esteem. Crooks is shocked by the strength of the friendship between George and Lennie because they are really close. In Of Mice and Men, Crooks said,”Well, suppose, jus’ s’pose he doesn’t come back. What’ll you do then?”(79).And he asks those questions because he does not have any friends, and he was just curious about George and Lennie’s friendship.