He really depends on his friend , his friend and him are traveling companion, for guridance and protection.
Lennie is a lumberring, clidlike migrant worker. He has a mid mental disability.
George has a behavior that is motivated by the desire to protect lennie, and eventually, deliver them both to the farm of their dreams.
This is George he's a small,wiry, quick-witted man who travels with, and cares for lennie alot.
Curley's wife is the only female character in the story who was never given a name in the story. She is only reference as Curley's wife. And then men on the farm look at her as a tramp or a tart. The ranch hands , she is desperately lonely and has broken dreams of a better life.