George and Lennie are the two main characters in John Steinbeck’s historical fiction novella, Of Mice and Men. George looks after Lennie, and he is much smaller but loses his temper easily. Lennie has the mind of a child, though he is stronger than two men put together.
WRITING PROMPT: Think about people in your own life, or characters from other books or movies. Do you know of anyone who reminds you of George or Lennie? Explain your answer with specific examples.