Jaimie Stackhouse Ms. Ashley Keffer ENG-111-IN3 7 September 2011 Friendship Essay        The beginning of the novella “Of Mice and Men” makes it perfectly clear that George literally requires Lennie in his world, whereas Candy does not require his dog. George and Lennie seem to function as one entity and they each depend wholly on the other, but Candy is able to continue living after he allows his dog to be shot. And yet, despite their differences, the relationships between the two groups are also very similar. George is introduced as being “small and quick” (2) which leads the reader to believe that he is limited in the amount of hard work he can perform, but that he  →