George shot Lennie in the back of the head which resulted in a less painful death than what awaited him with Curley. Curley had intentions to get Lennie beat then hanged, therefore this helped justify George killing Lennie. “We oughtta let ‘im get away. You don’t know that Curley. Curley gon’ta wanta get ‘im lynched.
Montag killed Beatty he thought what he was doing was right. Montag was justified for killing Beatty because he thought he was protecting himself and Faber, Beatty had to die for society to change, and Beatty wanted to die. Montags anger towards Beatty may have persuaded his decisions and made him do what he did to Beatty. In the event that Montag killed Beatty, he was justified because he was protecting Faber and himself. In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury explains that Beatty kept pushing Montag’s limits.
One reason why this was a justified decision is that George only wanted the best for his best friend. Another reason is the ranchers would’ve killed him no matter what so this way George ensured it was fast and painless. On the other hand, this was condemned because George had been saying how his life would be so much better without Lennie and this allowed him to be able to live that life. George's decision to kill Lennie was justified because Lennie was going to be killed no matter what. After all of the ranchers find out that Lennie killed Curley’s wife, Curley states that he is going to kill Lennie, "I'm gonna get him.
During the chaos of Montag committing murder he had Faber's shell in his ear, but in order to protect Faber he puts the shell in fire. According to Montag "Faber was back there in the seaming lump of tar that has no name or identity now. He had burnt Faber too"(34). Montag was very appreciative of all the things Faber had done for him , so the very least he could have done was to protect him from getting in trouble with the authorities. For the simple reason that he knew the consequence of what would have happened if Faber got caught, Montag threw the shell he was using to communicate to Faber into fire.
Montag’s emotions could be clouding his judgement and the way he is processing everything, he may have been thinking irrationally. Montag was justified because he could have been protecting himself. Montag had to burn his own house along with the books he was going to use against the firemen. Beatty also tells montag that he was under arrest after he was done burning his own house down. According to Bradbury, “Beatty said, when your finished you’re under arrest” (Bradbury pg.
Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, is a novel about a futuristic society where books are banned and firemen burn books rather than put out fires. The main character Montag is a fireman who lives with his wife Mildred. Montag ends up stealing books which is against the law especially because he is a fireman; and Mildred is against anything that has to do with books. Society wants everyone to be happy but there 's an alarming mechanical hound in this novel that kills people and is asymbol of fear. Bradbury’s novel shows how a society overcomes the eradication of books through the use of symbolism, motif, and imagery.
Some decisions Johnny made that were influenced by the gang members were killing the Soc, wanting to turn himself in, and saving the children in the burning church. A clear sign of the gangs influence on Johnny was when he decided to prevent the Soc’s from drowning Ponyboy and defending himself instead of letting the Socs beat them up and have them possibly drown Ponyboy. More specifically, after finally fighting back and killing Bob, he says to Ponyboy “‘I killed him’ he said slowly. ‘I killed that boy”’(Hinton 56). Here the author is explaining how shocked Johnny was once he killed the Soc.
In the passage if they don’t agree with a person or their beliefs and lifestyle they automatically plan to get rid of them with numerous pieces of technology. In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury placed in the future, discusses humanity and technology through setting. In Fahrenheit 451, the firehouse relied on its main source of technology to destroy its community. The everyday job of a fireman consisted of getting called out to destroy books which were a symbol of past cultures and knowledge and freedom, something they
“And George raised the gun and steadied it, and he brought the muzzle of it close to the back of Lennie’s head.” (Steinbeck 106) At the moment when George steadies the gun, he made a choice. He decided that he would shoot his best friend in the back of his head rather than save him and go somewhere else. He would rather have Lennie’s blood on his hands and the disturbing memory of his best friend dead because of him. Not many people today would do this. This action of a man killing his best friend with no shake of his hand and not a second thought about what he was doing shows that violence no longer affects him.
Montag loses it and switches the safety snap on the flamethrower and kills Beatty. Montag is justified in killing Captain Beatty. The first rationalization of how and why Montag is justified in killing captain Beatty. First thing is first, Faber was protected by Montag. To understand this issue we need to look at the dispute.