How is Lennie marginalized in Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men? Provide two quotes and their chapters.

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When George and Lennie arrive at the ranch, it soon becomes apparent to the other ranch hands that Lennie has an intellectual disability. George explains to Slim how the two of them function as a team and that he learned to become Lennie’s protector after formerly participating in mocking him as others did. Lennie’s extreme physical strength and his lack of awareness of its effect are among the things that set him apart. When Slim inquires in to the reasons the two men travel together, he gives voices to what the others have probably thought. Lennie’s intellectual disability is often interpreted as mental illness. George quickly corrects him.

“It jus’ seems kinda funny a cuckoo...

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