What connections can be made between Lennie and weaker characters in Of Mice and Men?

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I think that's very interesting and is one of the themes of the book-- the weak have much in common and are oppressed by the strong. In fact, you could also say that even within the world of the weaker characters, the weakest are still victimized even by those just "above" them on the social food chain.

Even in an accidental death, when Lennie kills Curley's wife, we see just how weak and fragile the position of the weaker characters is, even within the context of friendship between two outcasts.

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