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Essay | Character Analysis of Slim in "Of Mice and Men"

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Character Analysis of Slim in "Of Mice and Men"

Summary: Essay consists of a character analysis of Slim from John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men."
The character Slim in Of Mice and Men is Steinbeck's proof that education does not make a wise man, life does. Slim is not an educated man. Like most characters in the book, he is a farmhand, and probably grew up in a poor family during the Depression, with little or no formal education. Yet he still has the aura of a wise person, "moving with a majesty only achieved by royalty and master craftsmen...There was a gravity in his manner and a quit so profound that all talk stopped when he spoke. His authority was so great that his word was taken on any subject, be it politics or love." (pg. 33) He achieves this not by using big words and having good grammar, but by the way he acts, and interacts with others. "(Slim's) tone was friendly. It invited...

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