Of Mice and Men

Chapter Six of mice and men

During George's retelling of the ranch story, the points is made that on the ranch they will have each other to look after. Why is this mentioned so often? Evidence from the text.

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Really each other is all George and Lennie have. That is what sets them apart from the other migrant workers; it is what keeps them going. The theme of loneliness pervades this novel which is why having each other is so special and pointed out during their story sessions.