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Of Mice and Men: George Milton Character Analysis

Summary: Discusses the novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. Analyzes the character of George Milton. Describes how he elicits sympathy for the plight of the American migrant worker.
George Milton plays a vital role in Steinbeck's novel- Of Mice and Men. He is a migrant worker suffering from the American Depression. In the novel, George is accompanied by a mentally retarded man named Lennie Small. Together they travel around the vast lands of America looking for work. This novel particularly sets in Salina's valley, where George and Lennie's story are told from a ranch.

George's physical features are presented as a relatively small man compared to the large and robust Lennie, however in return, his mental conscience are presented to be particularly righteous, therefore is given the heavy responsibility to take care of Lennie. Steinbeck uses these qualities of George and Lennie to make them merge together to be a "perfect" and ideal companionship, which also suggests their distinction from facing the loneliness of a normal migrant life. From the clarification of migrant life from George...

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