Lennie is described as different animals. He is a big man/boy, he walks heavily, almost dragging his feet, like a bear dragging its paws. When Lennie and George stop to drink water , Lennie falls on his knees and drink water like a thirsty horse. When Lennie and Curley fight, does Lennie take orders from George just like a dog. He takes orders as a dog. Lennie has a master, just like a dog. Lennie is loyal to his master (George). example: when Crooks was "talking hurt" to George. Lennie is strong as a bull, works like a bull.