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1

George secretly wanting Lennie

'No look! I was jus' foolin' Lennie cause I want you to stay with me'

- doesn't want to admit he needs his friendship

2

Boss not understanding their relationship

'Well I never seen one guy take so much trouble for another guy. I just like to know what your interest is'

So confused by their relationship
Lack of companionship between migrant workers

3

Isolation of migrant workers, crooks

'A guy on a ranch don't never listen hot he don't ast no questions'

Isolation means silence, would need to talk for friendship, but they don't do that
- only talking is lennie and cw, ends badly, friendship not possible for ranch workers

4

Desperation for contact, crooks

'I seen ge guys that his around on the ranches alone (...) after a long time they get mean'

So desperate for connection they get violent
Can't be nice so be mean

5

Crooks craving conversation

'It's just being with another guy. That's all'

- just craves connection, don't care if they don't talk, just wants a connection