Did George do the right thing by killing Lennie? Lennie has a illness that makes him like to touch pretty or soft things, in the book lennie got in trouble two times for touching a woman 's dress and a woman 's hair. When lennie touches a woman 's dress and wouldn’t let go the woman got scared and started screaming when she got away after her dress ripped a whole bunch of guys started going after them but they got away. When Lennie touches Curley 's wife 's hair she told him to stop or he would mess he hair up and she said that a couple of times and when he didn’t stop she started to freak out, and when she tried to scream he covered her mouth because he knew he would get in trouble, but when she stated tosquerm he accidently broke her neck and ended up killing her. George killed lennie out of love because he didn’t want him to suffer.
Have you ever read the novel Of Mice and Men? In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck George and Lennie wanted to live in the American Dream, but Lennie kept getting into trouble, so George had to make a decision about how to make Lennie stop getting in trouble. George made the right decision to kill Lennie, so Lennie wouldn’t get into anymore trouble. George made the right choice because it let Lennie go through a painless death, it stop Lennie from making more mistakes, and Lennie can now live in the American Dream like he always wanted in heaven.
As from chapter one, it was evident that Lennie was a big man with a child-like heart, brain and attitude, he was not an independent man, while George was quite the opposite-a short but averagely intelligent who could live on his own(independent). Due to Lennie’s attitude and behaviour, it will not be wrong to say that the relationship between Lennie and George was that like father and son. It is also obvious that they were in a symbiotic kind of relationship in which Lennie benefited the most out of in the sense that he got taken care of by George while George got only the benefit of
Have you ever had to make a difficult decision involving family members? In John Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice and Men, the main character, George, is forced to make a hard decision involving family. George killing Lennie in the book was tragic but it had to happen because he didn’t want him to suffer, also if he hadn’t done it Curley would have tortured him, and Lennie was a threat to other people as well. One reason George had to kill Lennie is because he couldn’t watch him suffer if he hadn’t killed him his self. Curley would have wanted to torture and scare Lennie of he had stayed alive.
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.
Imagine that your brother is suffering from an incurable disease. Everyday, you must watch as he endures pain and suffers, both of you knowing that he is inevitably going to die soon. Do you think it is ok to end his suffering? This is a controversial topic that has many sides and opinions to it. In John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Men, George is faced with the strenuous decision of whether or not to euthanize his close companion, Lennie.
“Kill him! Kill him! He deserves to die!” A crowd chants at Damien Echols who was accused of murdering three young children. When going into custody at the courthouse many people chanted and wanted him dead like those three young children.
Character List Lennie: Lennie is a ranch worker in California. Lennie has a slight mental disability, and relies on his friend and fellow ranch worker George to help him find his way around. He is tall and mighty compared to George. Lennie and George plan on having their own ranch, complete with rabbits for Lennie to take care of. George: George is also a ranch worker in California.
Caring for the Rabbits John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men has captured an abundance of readers of all ages due to its intriguing representation of the hardships of early America. At this time, citizens could not achieve the “American Dream” as a result of their race, physical ability, along with the amount of money someone owned. In his novel, he demonstrates his two main characters as impoverished, white skinned, laborers who regularly find their way into dilemmas and often argue. George Milton and Lennie Small are characters in the novel that travel together as well as work together in hopes to achieve the American dream. Large numbers of scholars criticize George for his harsh treatment to Lennie and the tragic conclusion of the novel.