What card game does George play in Of Mice and Men?

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George initially plays a game of solitaire and then plays a short game of euchre with Whit before going back to playing solitaire by himself. George's games of solitaire and euchre metaphorically represent his life's trajectory throughout the novella. Before George became friends and traveled with Lennie , he was alone, which is represented by his first game of solitaire. George then began to travel the country as a migrant worker with Lennie, which is represented by the two-player game of euchre with Whit. After a lynch mob attempts to harm Lennie for accidentally murdering Curley's wife, George is forced to shoot his best friend. Unfortunately, George will have to travel throughout...

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What card game does George play in "Of Mice and Men"?

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a form of Solitaire or also known as Patience

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