When Carlson kills Candy’s dog is a reason. ”Right in the back of the head. He wouldn’t even quiver.” He tells George where to shoot something and make it painless. Next, Candy says he should’ve shot his dog.
We learn in chapter 4 that Lennie accidentally kills one of Slim’s puppies. Lennie is heartbroken, but Curley’s wife comes to soothe him by allowing Lennie pet her hair. Later, Lennie begins to unexpectedly pull on her scalp as she screams in pain. He then proceeds to try and make her stop yelling but shakes her too hard and breaks her neck. When news began to spread about Curley’s wife death, George already knew it was Lennie.
Lennie’s Experiences with Animals Foreshadow Death Lennie's experiences with animals foreshadow later events because the actions with animals are negative. They show that Lennie is out of control and careless. For example, Lennie has killed mice by only petting them, which was said in the passage. Next , when Carlson wants to shoot Candy’s dog right in the back of the head, Candy is hesitant because he has had the dog for a very long time. This foreshadows Lennie’s death when he is shot right in the back of the head by George, who really does not want to because George has been beside Lennie for so long and how innocent and benevolent Lennie had been.
Along with that, George wanted to be able to live with no regrets. In the parallel situation, when Candy's dog was killed, Candy wasn't the one to kill his companion and felt immense regret. With George killing Lennie, he was able to ensure that it was painless and didn't scare Lennie before he died. After the gun was shot, this was the best thing for
Roylott was bitten by the swamp adder causing his death, Sherlock Holmes cannot be held responsible. Sherlock Holmes was forced to protect himself and Helen Stoner, causing him to agitate the snake in the process, sending it back to Dr. Roylott’s room. Secondly, Dr. Roylott has threatened Sherlock Holmes in his home, causing no guilt from Holmes at his death. Finally, Dr. Roylott was intentionally killing Helen and Julia, in order to keep his monthly income of $750. When Sherlock Holmes agitated the snake causing it to bite Dr. Roylott, Sherlock indirectly caused his death; but, Sherlock Holmes cannot be held responsible due to Dr. Roylott being the killer of Julia, and the attempted killer of
Also, George wanted Lennie to die fast, instead of getting inhumanely tortured. Finally, George remembers what candy says about his old dog, and feels the same way. George realized Lennie would never get better, and their dream would never come true. After
When George tells Lennie to meet him in the bushes if anything bad happens this is foreshadowing to the ending of the book when Lennie has to meet him there. Also, Candy telling George that he regretted not killing his dog himself leads to the end where George kills Lennie because he didn't want to live with the same regret as Candy. Lastly, all of the times that Lennie kills animals by petting them foreshadows to when Lennie kills Curley’s wife. The ending of John Steinbeck’s book would not make sense without him putting examples of foreshadowing in the
Would you kill your best friend? Many people have mixed emotions about what the outcome of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck could’ve or should’ve been, here are some main things that happened in the story. Lennie has a mental disability so he can’t think for himself, he snapped Curly’s Wife’s neck and ran away into the bushes where he was told by George to go if he got in trouble. Curly would’ve tortured and killed Lennie anyways. Yes, killing Lennie was George’s best option.
Essay: Of Mice and Men The novel, "Of Mice and Men," is about George Milton and Lennie Smalls traveling together trying to conquer their dreams, which is to have their own farmland and to tend the rabbits. While trying to achieve their dreams they also build up their relationship and bond as they explore and travel with each other. At the end of the novel, George makes a startling and debatable decision to kill Lennie. George killing Lennie portrayed that as saving him, wanting him to rest in peace, and getting rid of his own guiltiness.
In the novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck portrays opposite personas, as George represents a smart and brave character, and Lennie acts as a follower to George, showing fear and discomfort around others. To begin, usually when you first meet someone, there is a sense of shyness. Displayed in the reading, Lennie shows he is shy when he meets Curley’s Wife, and is nervous on interacting with her. Towards the end of the story, Lennie makes a difficult decision, as he decides to kill Lennie with a gunshot to the back of the head. In George’s defense, he should kill him, as he causes so much trouble to their dream idea.
Killing Lennie “You hadda, George. I swear you hadda” (Steinbeck 107). Slim, one of the main characters in Steinbeck’s, Of Mice and Men, says this to George as they walk away from Lennie’s body. Slim helps George realize that he did the right thing by killing Lennie himself instead of letting someone else do it before he did.
Lennie, a lighthearted and compassionate character, was suddenly killed by George, the person he considered his best friend. Now, we must ask ourselves; did George do the right thing? Lennie, killing Curley’s wife, would’ve spent the remainder of his life in misery, but was it morally correct of George to take his life? He would’ve had no break from the sights of a prison cell and the cold dark concrete walls, but was it considered manslaughter to kill a person of significance in your life? He would’ve had no rest from the constant illness of guilt that controlled not only his brain but, his life, but was it lawfully justified in a court setting?
You see a glass, is it half full or half empty; how you perceive that will affect your outlook on life. Ghetto Life 101 is where two eighth graders record their daily lives in a 30-minute podcast that was published by NPR. Of Mice and Men is a fiction book that takes place in the great depression, the book was written by John Steinbeck. The characters struggle to reach their goals, they encounter roadblocks, bad influences, and physical danger.