When Lennie and George get a farm his punishment is not to tend any rabbits. One thing George lost hope to Lennie and killed him is when he was petting Curley 's wife 's hair. When Lennie was petting harder and harder to Curley 's wife 's head, it was hurting Curley 's wife, so Curley 's wife 's natural reaction is to scream. Lennie doesn 't want to get into more trouble because he already killed a puppy before touching Curley 's Wife and he doesn 't want to get into more trouble, he gripped Curley 's wife 's neck and accidentally twisted it, which caused the death of Curley 's wife. George had to kill him because if he doesn 't kill Lennie, Lennie could cause more deaths and
Likewise, when George finds Lennie in the woods before he kills him, Lennie expects George to yell at him and be angry about him killing Curley’s wife, “Lennie looked eagerly at him. ‘Go on, George. Ain’t you gonna give me no more hell?’ ‘No,’ said George. ‘Well, I can go away,’ said Lennie. ‘I’ll go right off in the hills an’ find a cave if you don’ want me.’ “ (Steinbeck 104) Lennie can tell George is upset.
When he does not let go when she asks, she begins to yell for help. At the possibility of not being able to tend the rabbits, Lennie becomes upset. Steinbeck writes “He shook her then, and he was angry with her.” (91). This detail is important because that same anger is present that he showed to his puppy for dying. In both cases instead of feeling sorry for scaring or killing them, he is angry at them because of it.
Those times foreshadowed towards the death of Curley's wife. One of the examples is what he did in Weed (…Document B…) Jus’ wanted to feel that girls dress. Jus’ wanted to pet it like it was a mouse. Lennie’s roughness is what often got him in trouble such as when he pet the girls dress held on. This scared the girl and Lennie and George had no choice but to leave.
If you had the choice to save your friend from misery by kill them. What would you do? In the story, “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, opposite pair up like George Milton and Lennie Small. Both George and Lennie stick together like brothers through the rough times of the Great Depression. Lennie with his simple mind, always gets into trouble.
He believed that all people that entered his life were bound to die, and if he got close to them, they would just leave him. In Roderick’s situation, he broke the trust between his sister and himself because he accidentally buried her alive. No matter the prior relationship with someone, no trust could ever be found after a situation like that. Later in the story, Madeline is able to escape from her coffin and seek her revenge upon her brother. Before she can get it though, Roderick dies of fear.
He accidentally kills small animals and causes trouble because of his strange habit, which leads Lennie to do the worst. When Curley’s wife tells Lennie to feel her hair, it results in him grabbing her, and snapping her neck without meaning to do so. Lennie doesn’t realize the amount of strength he has, and this ignorance causes Curley’s wife and her dream to die. Curley’s wife reveals what
After Lennie 's Aunt Clara died, George had to take care of him. Lennie isn 't able to take care of himself because he has a disability he isn’t able to remember things and acts like a little kid. Lennie also likes to touch anything that’s soft and whenever he gets scared he holds on and doesn’t let go. Lennie later on gets into trouble by breaking Curley’s hand and kills his wife. Curly wants revenge and tries to kill Lennie.
C: This is an aha-moment for George as he is realizing what he could do without Lennie. Lennie kept annoying George by taking dead mice and forgetting where they were going. Then when he asked George for ketchup, George grew very frustrated with him. He went on to talk about how he could live so much better without Lennie and how Lennie was always something that was holding George back from the potential he had. This is showing cruelty because during this time, it seems that
“Nerve, nerve nerve He panted, as he dashed along” (Connell 33). After the game Rainsford starts running trying to survive. In Conclusion, Rainsford now realizes that the sport he loved nearly got him killed; this is not worth it risking your life for some sport. To sum it all up, Rainsford will never hunt again; there's no chance. Zaroff has made Rainsford play this dangerous, game of hunting humans.
The thing she does the most will lead to her death. She provokes Lennie which was a terrible thing to do because he is not the brightest person in the world. She taunts him to pet her hair which Lennie likes soft things. She does not know what he is capable of. So she freaks out and he hold son when she is telling him to let go.
Pluto showed his owner was unreliable and dangerous because he would switch from loving animals to hurting them. After he killed Pluto he found love for a cat that did not exist but brought home and cared for it. After a while the cat starts to enrage Poe’s character again and tries to kill it, but ends up
People use to say “You’ll never be as smart as me because you are from a dumb state.” They use to make fun of my accent they would taunt me and say “Howdy y’all!” and act like a cowboy. In John Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice and Men setting of the 1930’s in Salinas Valley, California we meet the static and round character Lennie Smalls and his best friend George a dynamic character. While it is obvious to the reader that Lennie has a mental disability because of his actions, it is never directly stated. However, when he… “I’d pet ‘em, and pretty soon they bit my fingers and I pinched their heads a little and then they was dead- because they was so little.” (Steinbeck 10). This shows he
Lennie began to stroke her hair and then he stroked it harder. Curley’s wife asked him to stop when he did not stop she began to scream. Lennie covered her mouth and nose with his and cause he was scared and did not want to get in trouble because she was screaming. Lennie ended up killing Curley’s wife (91). Lennie did not know his own strength so when he got scared and held on it got him in trouble.
Seen throughout the book, Of Mice and Men, the character development of the main character, Lennie, was changing to a more violent and uncontrollable human, and foreshadowed his death. Since Lennie killed Curley’s wife he was a fugitive, and anyone who killed him is just. In the novel of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the character George is justified in killing Lennie because of his actions caused by his disabilities allowing for a better life. George’s decision on killing Lennie was the right one. Lennie had no judgment on whether or not something was legal because of his mental illness.