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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

by John Steinbeck

Guide Mentor

Character Role Analysis

Slim

Slim isn't telling George to wax on, wax off—but he might as well be. He's the ranch's wise Old Master, passing out moral judgments: Lennie is childish, not mean; Candy's dog needs to die; George "hadda" kill Lennie (6). Talk about a role model.


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