The animals died because Lennie was petting them too harshly because he isn’t aware of his own strength. When Lennie is inside the barn he realizes the puppy died, he blames the puppy for not being strong enough instead of blaming himself for not having control over his strenght. “And Lennie said softly to the puppy, ‘Why do you got to get killed? You ain’t so little as mice. I didn’t bounce you hard.’
Carlson had initiated a conversation on Candy 's dog reeking in the ranch house and a final decision was made to shoot the dog and put its misery to an end. Candy 's ego is pragmatic which led him to let the guys shoot his dog but it was clear of the pain he was going through with the loss he had occurred. Candy had depended on his dog for friendship since he was a young boy and throughout time, he had not realized that he depended on the dog for his own sense of security. Unable to handle the absence of his best friend, Candy moved to George and Lennie for companionship, " 'Tell you what...S 'pose I went in with you guys.
Lennie kills the puppy as he as done before with animals such as mice. Not on purpose of course but because he doesn’t know his own strength. The death of the puppy is a parallel for the fate that awaits him later. Like the Puppy he is innocent and unaware of the things around him that could potentially hurt him. Candy’s dog is more of a warning to everyone rather than just Lennie.
Candy, in the beginning of the book, indicates that Curly is a boxer and likes to make trouble and fights especially with bigger men. He is not very nice towards his newly wedded wife either. The book does not give her a name and refers to her as “Curley’s wife”. In the book, we notice Curley isolates her
Lennie had already killed two things that day: Curley’s wife and the puppy. Even though George was clever man, he couldn’t hide Lennie’s mental disabilities forever. “He unburied his puppy and inspected it, and he stroked it from head to tail. He went on sorrowfully, ‘But he’ll know. George always knows.
The character George in Of Mice and Men had the responsibility of taking care of his retarded friend Lennie. George was always with Lennie no matter where they went. It was George’s job to take care of Lennie, so they worked together, and there were numerous times where George had to run away with Lennie because he got in trouble. George didn’t like the responsibility of taking care of Lennie because it was a huge
His anger and desire to fight is seen when he fights Lennie, a mentally handicapped man on the ranch. Curley’s wife does not care about Curley which is seen when she appears happy when Lennie breaks Curley’s hand in their fight. Curley’s wife says “think I don’t like to talk to somebody every once in awhile” (p.77) meaning that she feels being with Curley is like talking to no one, because they never talk about her feelings or concerns about life. Another example of their uncaring relationship is when Curley’s wife dies and when he sees her dead body is not sad about losing her but simply uses this as a reason to fight the person who did it. This is a couple where this no caring for one another which leads to a relationship that existed in misery and could not be considered “a lasting
She shouldn't be defined by her words because she often bragged about her rebellious spirit, but didn't back it up with action. Though Alejandra was constantly manipulated by her grand aunt, who kept her wayward actions in check, she remained dedicated to her and to her father. This allegiance to her family eventually became her weakness, as she abandoned John Grady to follow her aunt's wishes, leaving behind a man she wanted to be with in order to maintain good relations with her kin. She was also made weak by her curious spirit; her relationship with the American, John Grady, threatened her relationship with her family. Alejandra's strengths were in her passion for life, her fidelity to herself, and her intelligence.
“I could’ve been in the movies I could’ve been a star”(88-89) she said this regretfully. While talking to Lennie she told him that she did not really like Curley she only married him to prove something to her mother. Curley’s wife is always so lonely because Curley is never around. Most people on the ranch think that she is tart, but I think she is just looking for someone to have a good conversation with and wants A friend because she is the woman on the ranch.
She is obsessed with her own physical appearance, while her older sister, June, is the opposite. Connie’s mom always criticizes her for being so egotistical and wants Connie to be more like her sister. Their father is always working and hardly makes any time for them. She likes hanging out with boys, but one night
Janie threatens Joe because of her free will Joe Starks feels threatened by Janie because of her independence. When Janie is asked to give a speech, Joe cuts in and says, “Thank yuh fuh yo’ compliments, but mah wife don’t know nothin’ ‘bout no speech makin’. Ah never married her for nothin’ lak dat. She’s a woman and her place is in de home” (43). Joe Starks wants Janie to be an object that is to be admired and to help her husband when needed.
I heard the Judge blame Jamie, not the mother, for not performing visitation. The Judge did say that Jamie’s needs would change, while completely ignoring the actions of the mother that have led to the alienation. The mother sat there smugly as the Judge let her own daughter be blamed. The actions of the Judge that day combined with her older daughter’s justified desire not to be anywhere near her mother has emboldened the mother leading to her complete lack of meaningful cooperation with the Parenting Plan. 8.
Lennie is happy in the beginning because he has George and he believes in his dream of having a farm with a lot of rabbits in different colours, but George is letting down Lennie cause he 's always putting him in trouble so Lennie is alone. He 's trying to make friends with the puppies and the mice but he ends up killing them "That mouse ain 't fresh, Lennie; and besides you 've broke it pettin it ." ~ George  and so he end up lonely, when he wants to go to the bunk house, the men 's
Curley’s wife is disliked by many because she is the Boss’ son’s wife. They are scared of the trouble that they can get into for even talking to her so they avoid her at all costs. Throughout the whole book everybody avoids her and she can’t find any friends.
In the novel, Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck had used several different thematic issues with each relating to the characters in some type of way. With that, the reader saw the up and downs and the challenges that the characters faced internally or external. Some of the major thematic issues that the characters face is the truth between dreams and reality, having power and being powerless and unity and isolation. In the beginning of the story you hear Lennie and George telling their dream of the house they want to buy and the things they would have and do there.