Did George Make The Right Decision To Shoot Lennie

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In the book Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck, I believe that George did make the right decision to shoot Lennie, because of the relationship that they had. Previously learning from the experience Candy had when he let someone else shoot his dog, George knew that shooting Lennie was his job to do. In chapter three Candy says "I ought to of shot that dog myself, George. I shouldn 't ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog.", (John Steinbeck, 1973, p.58), this really impacted Georges decision on giving someone else the ability to shoot him. Even though shooting Lennie wasn’t planned I think George knew it was going to have to be done sometime in the future because, Lennie ruins all of George 's chances of keeping a steady job. With all of George

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