Examples Of George's Motives For Killing Lennie

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George’s Selflessness Act of Killing Lennie Although, it is true that Lennie is a great burden for George, George’s motives for killing Lennie are primarily selfless because he did not want Lennie to be killed by any other farmworker other than himself and that he did not want Lennie to harm anyone else. An example that shows his act is selfish is during a conversation between George and Lennie, George tells Lennie why he i such a burden in his life by furiously exclaiming, “ I got you! You can’t keep a job and you lose me ever’ job I got… You do bad things and I got to get you out”(11). This meaning that if Lennie wasn’t in George’s life then George could have kept a job and be able to only care for himself. Plus, Lennie did cause so much
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