Many of the events in the book are communicated in such a way that any event

Many of the events in the book are communicated in

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Many of the events in the book are communicated in such a way that any event described in the book is clear and perfectly envisioned. Steinbeck is excellent at imagery, not only in the way of describing the setting of events, but also by construing the feelings that characters are experiencing in an incredible and surreal manner. Lennie is such a simple person, he does and can only do one thing at a time, he doesn't have the intellectual capacity of any one his age, he is just simple. Lennie becomes satisfied with all the world and its problems after George tells him such a simple story about a far away place where they will one day visit and eventually live. The method George uses to describe the place is so unique because he doesn't do it to make Lennie happy. Thinking about the place and all the animals and the freedom they will have takes the weight of supporting two people in such a harsh working world off George's shoulders. Lennie uses the descriptions from George to transport his simple mind to a place where he could do no wrong, where he could be a person without the help of anyone. This feeling of relief from their stressful lives becomes apparent when George elaborates about their place, “Well, it’s ten acres,’ said George. ‘Got a little win’mill. Got a little shack on it, an’ a chicken run. Got a kitchen, orchard, cherries, apples, peaches, ‘cots, nuts, got a few berries. They’s a place for alfalfa and plenty of water to flood it. They’s a pig pen---’ said George. ‘An’ rabbits, George’ said Lennie.” (62) George receives peace of mind while losing himself in nature and his own imagination.
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