This character is calm, peaceful, rational. He is intelligent, helpful, and understanding. Most characters acknowledge him as an authority because he can give useful advice to everyone. It is Slim who persuades Candy to kill the dog because it was very old. This man is a skilled mule driver, and he does his best in this sphere. He is the most insightful man because even Curley listens to him. Slim understands a difficult position of George because he is responsible for childish Lennie. Moreover, this character is the only one who conforms George when he kills Lennie.
Slim in the Essays