George is going to shoot Lennie to take him out of his misery and let him rest in peace. (Making a Prediction ) This is the climax of the story. Steinbeck is beginning to end the story and is doing it with this tense scene. George is about to kill Lennie and end the complications in both Lennie and George's minds.
In the era of the Great Depression, the lack of friendship increased and therefore accumulated the amount of unstable relationships. In his novel, Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck introduced different friendships within his characters using dramatic and situational irony. Many of his character had unstabilized relationships with other characters. Throughout the book, the friendships were unhealthy and unstable due to forced connections lack of human connections and lack of self-control. Forced connections are unhealthy and especially in the case of Lennie and George.
What if the only dream you have ever had is suddenly destroyed by one single empowering action and there is no going back on what wrong you committed. In Steinbeck's touching book, Of Mice and Men, Lennie and George are working steadily so they can raise up enough money to pay for their dream home, but on their journey, they meet multiple challenges. Then in a certain instance, there one dream is shattered, by a terrible action. The two most significant themes of the book are Death and Isolation.
This was what Victor, the monster, and Walton felt throughout this story without the companionship. Throughout the story of Frankenstein, the lack of companionship occurs for the three characters. One of the themes is found in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is the lack of companionship causes bad situations that is witnessed throughout Victor creating the monster, the monster’s murders, and Walton’s journey through the north pole.
The main characters affected include Curley’s Wife, Crooks, and Lennie. These characters undergo the side effects of the Great Depression each in a different way, but ultimately compare as they become most lonely in the end. Curley’s Wife is just a young lady who had such big plans for her life, only to have them shut down after getting married. Crooks was declared as less of a person because of the way he looked and Lennie was defined as excess baggage. While everyone suffered from loneliness from one time to another during the Great Depression, the groups of people who would become most
George realizes the severity of the problem and is forced to make a quick decision that would save Lennie from an excruciating death. In the novel it says, “From the distance came the sound of men shouting to one another. George turned his head and listened to the shouts,” this shows the urgency of the situation and how the death of Lennie was impossible to veer from (pg. 107). George’s actions show the love that contains for Lennie. The death of Lennie was an inescapable act that required a well thought out expeditious
The Failure of Dreams in Of Mice and Men In the novel, Of Mice and Men, the author, John Steinbeck argues that dreams are a foolish hope that cannot be achieved through how George and Lennie’s dream, Curley’s wife’s dream, and Crooks’ deepest desire all fail. John Steinbeck grew up and lived during the Great Depression, where he saw a lot of fragile dreams shatter and never come true. Naturally, this gave him a rather pessimistic view on dreams, so many of the characters have hopes that are never reached. George and Lennie, Curley’s wife, and Crooks all suffer the same fate, and never reach their ambitions.
He wouldn’t let go which caused her to worry. Lennie began to panic when she began to scream. He covered her mouth to muffle her cries for help with his large hands and eventually snapped her neck, killing her too. “I done a real bad thing,” knowing he has done something George would be upset about, Lennie runs away to the place George told him to go if he was in trouble. When George finds him, he knows he has to kill him because he didn’t want anyone else to shoot him or let him live miserably in an asylum.
However, several times in the novel Lennie uses violence to solve his problems because he does not know what else to do. Unfortunately, his actions have consequences, the most crucial being when he accidentally kills Curley’s wife, which culminates in Lennie's own death. George also solves his problems with violence; his solution to the death of Curley’s wife is to kill Lennie himself. He believes that if he just kills Lennie his problem will be solved. However, he would have to spend the rest of his life thinking that he has killed his best friend, and that he can never atone for it.
In the novel “Of Mice and Men” John Steinbeck portrays the theme of social injustice throughout the story in the lives of several characters that include Lennie, Curley’s Wife, and the stable buck, Crooks. All of these characters are mistreated in some way, shape or form. The hardships that these characters faced help guide us to see the social injustice that is prevalent in the story. Lennie is a victim of social injustice due to the fact that he is mentally disabled. He is not treated fairly when he was accused of rape.
By accusing the men of being fearful and skeptical of one another, Curley’s wife hints upon disputes and predicaments that are to soon arise on the ranch. For instance, Lennie has a compelling desire to stroke soft things due to his mental illness. Subsequently, Lennie becomes the cause of his puppy 's death after petting it too forcefully. In an attempt comfort Lennie, Curley’s wife offers Lennie a piece of her hair for him to stroke. Following this, Lennie loses all self-control, shaking Curley’s wife and, eventually, snapping her neck.
The mental abuse that women receive is just terrible to know that you might die at any time. Being used for only sex is what the victim feels like the only thing she is useful for. In her mind all the person can do is thinking to themselves that life is horrible and not worth living and start to slip into a state of depression. While in that state of depression the women feel like there is no one to help them, and there are right.
He start to choke me, saying You better shut up and git used to it. ”(Walker, 1980, pg.3). After Celie’s mother passed away due to the illness, Alfonso continues to mercilessly rape Celie . Celie thinks that her father has murdered both her children but in fact, he has sold them. He then brings a new woman to his home.
John Steinbeck, the author of “Of Mice and Men” is about two ranch workers who have been together for a long time. The two workers are named George and Lennie. George Milton is described as small and with very sharp features and his partner Lennie Small is huge and a hard worker. Lennie however has a learning disability and George tries the best he can to keep him out of trouble. Sometimes the pair can have some trouble with each other but they always get through it together.