SparkNotes: Of Mice and Men: Section 3His arms did not swing at his sides, but hung loosely. Should we keep count? This is instance 1 of Lennie being compared to an animal—a bear, no less: a massive, occasionally violent creature. Lennie dabbled his big paw in the water and wiggled his fingers so the water arose in little splashes; rings widened across the pool o the other side and came back again. Lennie watched them go.
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Of Mice and Men
At the end of the workday, Slim and George return to the bunkhouse. After watching his friend nearly drown, George felt ashamed of his behavior. Since that day, he has taken good care of his companion, protecting him even when he gets in trouble. When she pulled away, Lennie became frightened and held on to her until George hit him over the head to make him let go. The girl accused Lennie of rape, and George and Lennie had to hide in an irrigation ditch to escape a lynch mob.
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I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that'swhy. As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment. A guy needs somebody - to be near him. A guy goes nuts if he ain't got nobody.