In this scene Lennie says, " But I wouldn't eat none, George. I'd leave it all for you. You could cover your beans with it and I wouldn't touch none of it." This conflict shows that even thought Lennie is a little slower, he still wants the best for George. Steinbeck shows Lennies a main characteristic of friendship through Lennie being selfless.
In this scene Candy offers Lennie and George his life's savings to buy their farm. This represents an important duty to individuals, because Candy is offering pretty much all he has to help other people.
In this scene Candy's old dog was shot, and Slim offers Candy one of his new puppys. This shows empathy because Slim understands how Candy feels, and offers something that could help him feel better.