Don’t make no difference who the guy is, long’s he’s with you...
I tell ya a guy gets too lonely an’ he gets sick'; (80). Crooks is forced to explain that he needs someone to talk to.
This is showing Lennie exactly how Crooks is feeling. The reader now becomes aware of Crooks terrible loneliness Readers can infer Crook’s loneliness by the way he acts.
There are many signs throughout the novel that support this.
Soledad is short for the town's full name, 'Nuestra Senora de Soledad' which means 'Our Lady of Loneliness'.
This is the town that is closest to the ranch, a place that is already full of lonely, solitary people.
One of the most important things that are really needed is a friend.
Without friends, people would suffer from loneliness and solitude.
George and Lennie - A friendship " Of Mice and Men " by John Steinbeck is a novel involving two extremely different main characters.
George is a reasonably intelligent, hardworking ranchman.