When Sue came to let me out and we drove to the gang’s house, there were police cars and an ambulance carrying what seemed to be Walt because the rest of the gang were in handcuffs. I was crying and I had flash backs of Walt. During the time, I was with Walt, he taught me different things and started to treat me better. He may seem like an asshole to work with but he was the one that supported me even after I tried to steal his car, Ironically, he allowed me to use his car for a date with Youa, that was the best day of my
Knowing that Lennie would get a painful and merciless death for killing a woman, George makes the decision to kill his best friend by a shot in the head, a quick and merciful death. When George kills Lennie, he does it to spare him from the suffering he would have endured if Curley / the other villagers had gotten to him first. Moreover, he also did it for not living with the regret that someone else had killed his friend in such a way that he had been in a lot of pain in his final minutes. In addition, George probably felt like he would not lose his mental dignity and pride by killing Lennie, his best friend,
The story of Ronald Gene Simmons. On the 22nd of December, 1987 the worst mass murder in Arkansas history took place. A man by the name of Ronald Gene Simmons went on a killing spree. He started off by killing his wife, kids, and his three year old granddaughter, but it didn’t stop there. He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people?
I believe George should have killed Lennie because he has hurt people, can’t control himself, and would have probably ended up in a horrible mental institution anyway. Despite Lennie’s seemingly innocent nature, he hurts many people and animals throughout the story. He would pet mice and break their tiny bodies. He had a puppy and killed it for trying to bite him.
There a crucial moments in the stories though that turn the tables for characters and make them question if what they've been doing or have done is the right thing to do. In the story “Cons” Lisa finds out that the girl her husband killed while drunk driving suspiciously happens to look just like her. This makes Lisa a totally different person. Was her relationship actually about love? Or was it just to comfort her husbands remorse?
We gotta’" (Steinbeck 106). George kills Lennie to save him from suffering in misery. Crooks wanted to kill Lennie by shooting hum in the gut, leading to a slow, painful death. Their dream will never come true because without Lennie, George has no dream.
He wants to get revenge because this friend covered up his body and didn’t tell anyone about his death after the accident. The reason revenge is not good is because if he kills the person by fire then the executioner just kill one of his best friends just for revenge. Like it said on the back of the book “three criminals are hereby sentenced to death.” In this case he lights his friend’s house on fire and locks him inside. This takes away his humanity because after he kills his friend he felt down “the words drifted downward into a well of silence.
George Milton is a small man with deep morals and is one of the most important characters in the novel Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck. George is a typical lonesome man living in the Great Depression that migrates from ranch to ranch to find a place of work. However, his friendship with Lennie makes him different than the other men. George faces many consequences from befriending Lennie and with his presence, George is unable to maintain a job without having any trouble or messes to clean up. Readers should be more compassionate toward George because of his relationship with Lennie; George sacrifices his personal wants, has to correct Lennie’s mistakes and eventually has to come to terms with the ultimate sacrifice.
They all had their own individual dreams, but they have the same overall goal; each man just looks at the situation differently (The American Dream in John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” 578). Their actions represent the time period and the people of the time period. Each of the men has a hard time achieving this dream, and each goes about pursuing it differently. The Great Depression makes the men’s dreams extremely difficult (Brown 2). The men all begin to pursue the same dream, to live on the farm, so they come together and grow as friends.
While settling down for the night near a pool of water as George and Lennie embark on their journey to their new jobs, Lennie sulks as George takes away Lennie’s deceased mouse from his pocket. After his separation from the rat, George and Lennie reveal in a conversation how Lennie was known for killing mice quickly because of his brute strength and love for feeling soft things. Even though Lennie is known for his frequent killing of mice, this motif shows how Lennie does not intend to be violent. Instead, he reacts to the mice out of fear and surprise and accidentally kills them in the process. Demonstrating how Lennie is unaware of his strength and simply years to be able to pet his mice.
However, their dream ends when Lennie kills Curley 's wife and is hunted down. George is forced to shoot him and their dream of owning a farm ends. “ And George raised the gun and steadied it, and he brought the muzzle of it close to the back of Lennie’s head. He hand shook violently, but his face se and his hand steadied. He pulled the trigger.”
Nick has a much higher regard for Gatsby in the sense that he was a part of World War 1. He was not a rich man to begin with and he had a dream he wanted to achieve. That he is mysterious and one of the most respectable men Nick Carraway has ever known. After learning, that Gatsby came from a dirt-poor family from rural North Dakota. His birth name being Jay Gatz, Nick refers to Jay Gatsby as the Great Gatsby.
At the end of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men”, George shoots his best friend, Lenny, in the back of the head. He didn’t have very many other options. What he did, though, could be looked as evil. In the end of the book, Lennie, who is large and dumb, accidently kills the farmer’s son’s wife.
There are two major tragedies in Of Mice and Men. One is the death of Lennie, and the other is the death of George’s dream to own a ranch. Throughout the novel, George mentions, mostly when he loses his patience with Lennie, that he could have an easier life without him. George is actually wanting more freedom from having to take care of Lennie, but truly wishes him no harm. The reader is also aware that George really wants to own a ranch with Lennie.
In the novella Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck incorporates many thematic ideas into his text. He includes the ideas of dreams and reality, the nature of home, and he difference of right and wrong. He develops these ideas throughout the story. The first theme incorporated is the idea if dreams versus reality. Lennie and George have a plan.