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1

Represents

- practical, realist
- good leadership, respect, fair
- man of experience, makes tough decisions
- emotionally intelligent, understands others, understands George and Lennie relationship

2

Context

- Presented as superior even to Curley, challenges hierarchal structure
- presents American Dream as illness as he is fine and has no dream
- if you understand eachother, you'll be amazing

3

Omniscience

'Slim looked through George and beyond him (...) maybe ever'body in the whole damn world is scared of eachother'

4

Respect for marginalised

'His calm eyes followed Lennie out of the door' (...) 'he jes' like a kid, ain't he'
- respect, sees positivity in everyone
- not discriminant, understands

5

Understanding George and Lennie relationship

'An s'pose they lock him up an' strap him down and put him in a cage. That ain't no good, George'
- able to understand relationship enough to give advice
- doesn't want Lennie to suffer

6

Hard headed worker

' I drowned four of em right off. She couldn't feed that many'
- no sympathy for natural world
- hard headed
- sympathy ends badly eg George and Lennie