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



- 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



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


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


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


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