In spite of George asking Lennie to stay out of trouble, Lennie got in trouble without knowing. Eventually, George wouldn’t be able to cover for Lennie’s mistakes. If George just kept on moving with Lennie, sooner or later someone could have found Lennie’s well hidden disability. People knowing about Lennie’s disability could create more pain for Lennie because they may have sterilized or killed him for being unuseful to society. Some may say that George made mistakes too.
George was protecting Lennie from an agonizing death by killing Lennie himself instead of having Curly murder him. He even had difficulty raising the gun behind Lennie’s head. This substantiates George’s adherence to Lennie due to the fact that he struggled to do what was best for his chum because he did not want to lose him. Therefore, George made the correct decision to assassinate Lennie, guarding him against an apprehensive
He knew that if Curley found George with Lennie, Curley would have thought that George in on the plan the entire time. This is why Curley says “You George! You stick with us so we don’t think you had nothin’ to do with this”(Steinbeck 98). Though some may say that George shouldn’t have killed Lennie only because he didn’t want Curley to do it, George knew and understood how Candy felt when Carlson killed his dog. Ince Candy’s dog was Candy’s best friend, George knew how much pain Candy went through when he had to witness his own dog getting killed by somebody other than himself.
George would protect Lennie at all costs even from himself. After Lennie kills a young woman, George decides it is better for Lennie to be dead rather than to be tortured and kept in a cell or a mental asylum. The decision of killing Lennie hit George like a train, but he knew it was something that was in Lennie’s own good. Knowing he could have an easier life without Lennie, George still kept him around because he needed George and George needed Lennie. George tells Slim “Course Lennie’s a God damn nuisance most of the time, but you get used to goin’ around with a guy an’ you can’t get rid of him.” (Steinbeck, 41) George explains how he feels about Lennie without getting too sweet so Slim does not think that George is weak.
I believe that George made the worse of the two decisions. Lennie could have lived longer. Also, George could have ran away and escaped with Lennie. George could go on his own and not have to worry about Lennie and if he is doing something bad. Some might think that George did it as an act of love, but I think that it was the wrong act of love.
Then he sank to the roof, dragging his hand with him (3).” The main character took a much better approach than his opponents. Although it made it so the opposing sniper could see him, he made himself appear to be dead. By doing so, the opposing sniper thought he had killed the main character so he came out of hiding. Due to him coming out of hiding, he allowed the main character who was pretending to be dead to have a clear and easy shot on him. This was a very good strategy to lure the other sniper out of hiding, allowing him to kill the opposing sniper.
Sometimes we don't choose the right person to befriend. We could control choosing them but consequences will show up no matter what we do. In the book Of Mice and Men Lennie and George were doing the right decisions the whole way through but the decision of Lennie trying to keep Curely's Wife quiet came with the great consequence of his death. John Steinbeck’s novella, Of Mice and Men, discusses harmful effects of loneliness including aggressive behavior, unfair judgments, and even fading sense of reality. Steinbeck shows us that mainly in Of Mice and Men the characters lives don't go as planned.
“George raised the gun and steadied it,and he brought the muzzle of it close to the back of Lennie’s head. He pulled the trigger,”(Steinbeck 106).Despite the fact that there was option for Lennie to go to jail, George killed him. Knowing that there was a second option that he could have went to jail it should have been the route taken because why end a person's life for no exact intention he didn’t do anything to George. All in all Lennie saw his fate looking beyond the waters and died,but he could have just went to jail because he would have been taken care of and off George's back, but no George took the path that should have never been taken in the first
This shows Bob being treated equally by being killed because he wasn’t a nice person. He threatened Atticus even though Bob won the case, Atticus just made him look bad so he's trying to get him back. The book also says, "Atticus fetched the remains of my costume. Mr. Tate turned it over and bent it around to get an idea of its former shape. 'This thing probably saved her life,' he said.
When it comes to death it is better to have a peaceful one rather than a harsh death. In the story Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, George is put in the middle of a desperate situation forcing him to kill his best friend in an act of mercy. After constantly saving Lennie from getting into trouble, it becomes clear that George has the best interest in Lennie. He wants Lennie to become aware of his actions, and maybe one day not be so dependent on someone to keep him out of trouble. George's actions are justified as it was better for a friend to kill Lennie unexpectedly rather than a cruel manner by Curley and his men.
Sometimes it is best to understand the law first before obeying it. When one thinks a law is unjust, they will go out of their way to go against it and do something about it. At a certain point, one doesn’t have to act accordingly to what they don’t believe in, but they can’t do whatever pleases them. There has been many controversies involving the act of non violence civil disobedience. Although most feel like breaking an unjust law might be the best solution to what they think is right, in reality, I agree to the fact that people are afraid to face the consequences that are given after their actions.
So therefore in this situation killing should be justified. A reason why george should be justified is because he says if “i was alone i could live so easy” which you never say to a guy like lennie. George should be punished for killing lennie because if george never killed lennie they could of had their dream come true. and he should also be punished because he was rude to lennie. “Funny said