In the novel Of Mice and Men, Jon Steinbeck portrays the life of two common men looking for work on various ranches throughout the United States. The ultimate goal of Lenny and George is to save enough money so they will be able to purchase their own ranch. Traveling the country in search of work proves to the men that companionship is one of the greatest things a man can obtain. Steinbeck uses his novel
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both George and Lenny. It gives them a reason to work and also convinces Lenny that he must try his hardest to stay out of trouble.
George learns many important lessons while working on a ranch alongside Lenny. He discovers that death may not be the worst thing that can happen to a man. George is put through many hardships by taking care of Lenny, but in the end he is a much stronger person.