I think that throughout chapter five, both Lennie and Curley's wife feel regret through their actions, or their emotions. I think that Lennie feel regret on chapter five because of the fact that he just killed his pup, only friend, who he will no be able to pet the rabbit anymore if George saw what he did to the pup by accidentally. This quote“Why do you got to get killed? You ain’t so little as mice. I didn’t bounce you hard” (85) showed that since Lennie kills the pup that Slim gave him while he was playing too roughly with the puppy. Lennie is sad, and a little bit of disappointed in himself now that he is worried that he can't tend the rabbits on the farm since he is untrustworthy with animal. When Curley's wife joined him in the barn
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In John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Men,George and Lennie are two guys that are heading to their next job. Lennie is a giant and forgetful guy who does not always know what he is doing. George, on the other hand,is the opposite. He is short and knows what he is doing when it comes to work. Lennie was dangerous to everything around him and he also liked to pet soft things.
A person who committed a crime despite their mental ability or age should be punished. Imagine two people kill somebody but one of them is mentally disabled. Do they deserve the same punishment? They both should be held accountable for their actions. In John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men, this question comes up in terms of whenever Lennie should have been killed for his crime.
Lennie adored the softness of Curley’s wife’s hair, that he killed her by accident by crushing her skull when trying to pet her hair. The two planned a future together; their own dream ranch. A ranch where nobody could tell them what to do. A ranch where no trouble would come their way and they couldn’t get into trouble. Right before George put him out from the back of the head with the luger, he made Lennie think of their dream ranch, their future home.
(73) Although all the men are looking away, Lennie does not understand the issue with staring at Curley’s wife even though he does not have a vulgar mind. Steinbeck depicts Lennie as having an innocent mind who does not take in his surroundings. Furthermore, when Lennie kills the puppy and Curley’s wife walks in he quickly tries to hide away the puppy as though he is embarrassed. Steinbeck reveals Lennie’s embarrassment, “In panic he shoveled hay over the puppy with his fingers…”
Overview The wife of Curley, the son of a ranch owner in Soledad, California, was the victim of involuntary manslaughter at the hands of Lennie Small, a mentally disabled bindlestiff travelling with a companion and carer by the name of George Milton. It is believed that the pair were on the run from the owners of a previous ranch in the town of Weed - A town a few miles down the road from Soledad - where Small had assaulted a female resident of the ranch, whose position and name is currently unknown. Small, described by Milton in an unofficial statement, was a child trapped in an adult’s body, and unaware of his own strength. Shortly after being hired on the ranch in Soledad, Small is involved in a fight initiated by Curley, the son of the
Lennie had a fondness for soft things. This fondness lead him to the incidents of the mouse and ,later on, Curley 's wife. He never meant any harm to either of them. However, he was the cause of their deaths. Lennie was mentally handicapped.
This triggers Lennie to react harshly by “bouncing” the pup too hard and killing the puppy onsight. Lennie becomes troubled with the situation because he remember that George will not let him tend the rabbits in their dream ranch, so he proceeds to hide the puppy in the hay when Curley’s unnamed wife shows up to the barn where he is located. Lennie is first estranged to Curley’s wife,but as time passes on they become close and give up information to each other. Curley’s wife expresses the pain she has felt when
For the most part, we have all had a friend that we are so close with that we now consider family? Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is about two farmers traveling south of Soledad, California during the Great Depression in hopes of one day having a farm of their own. Steinbeck introduces two protagonist in the first chapter. George, who is a small and thin man cares for Lennie, a huge man with sloping shoulders. Lennie is faced with a sort of mental disability that disables him from being able to decipher right from wrong and typically, he would do the wrong thing.
Chapter 1 1.The first paragraph functions in a very simple way. He uses this simple beginning to set up a simplicity with nature with the simple nature of the two main characters in the book. This allows us to get used to the book and ease us into it. 2.Georgie is a small, quick man with a very dark and suspicious eye while Lennie is quite the opposite;a naive, unintelligent, big man. Steinbeck wants us to infer that since these two characters are quite the opposite they may have a lot of conflict, however they may form a friendship as well.
I think the theme is you should take care of people that are old and disabled. George takes care of Lennie and watches out for him. Lennie has a disability and needs constant reminders about daily tasks. For example George gives Lennie several reminders about not looking at Curley’s wife.
36 He was right at the end George did not get the land and Lennie did not tend the rabbits. The reason they left their first job was because Lennie but them in physical danger. Lennie grabbed Curley's wife's hair and shook her, simultaneously breaking her neck and killing her. Lennie ran away to the brush he knew he was in physical danger.
Later Lennie remissly strangles Curley's wife, it infuriates Curley thoroughly. In order to escape the farm guys chasing
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.
In the novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck uses the character of Curley's wife to illustrate the theme of loneliness. Curley's wife is the only woman on the farm and has no one to talk with. In the beginning, Curley's wife always bothers the men by telling them " [She is] lookin' for Curley" (Steinbeck 31). This is the first sign of her unbearable loneliness.
It is said that Lennie causes the tragic ending of the book and that it is his own fault for killing the puppy, Curley’s wife, and for getting himself killed. However, you cannot blame someone for something they have no control over. Lennie didn’t do any of those things with the intention of a bad outcome. It is proven that it is not Lennie’s fault because of the effect Curley’s wife’s persistence has on him, the temptation she forced on him, and the fact that Lennie knows the differences between right and wrong.