They all want to participate in a community, even if it is a community of those cast out by the rest of society.
Lennie appears to be characterized by qualities often considered negative: insanity, overwhelming passion, and innocence. One goal of such investigation is to illustrate patriarchal principles, the social and cultural ideas promoted as truths by dominant male literary voices and the bias against women that result from those ideas.
The novella suggests that the most visible kind of strength—that used to oppress others—is itself born of weakness.
The Impossibility of the American Dream Most of the characters in Of Mice and Men admit, at one point or another, to dreaming of a different life. Sound and all movements occurring in a moment also stop. It is when George and Lennie must interact with other characters that the most conflict occurs and, thus, the novels main conflict occurs in these four interior chapters.
A second writing was completed in mid-August Friends overlook the differences for which individuals are singled out and bear discrimination.