Of Mice and Men

what does the fight between Lennie and curley show you about their characters?

chapter 3

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The fight shows Curley to be a coward with a small guy complex. He attacks Lennie thinking Lennie will not defend himself. Lennie takes the beating until George tells him to defend himself. He crushes Curley's hand into pulp.

it shows that Curley is insecure because he is trying to pick a fight and it also shows how strong lennie is because who can "accidentally" crush someone's hand