Loneliness is a contagion that can engulf a human 's soul. George and Lennie became aware of this early on in their lives leading them to form a mutual dependence on each other. At the ranch, after being asked by Slim, George opens up about the incident in Weed, "[George] 'Well, that girl rabbits in an’ tells the law she been raped. The guys in Weed start a party out to lynch Lennie. So we sit in a irrigation ditch under water all the rest of that day.
On the other hand, the film departs from the novel, by the lack of family, through the absence of Fay. In “Riders of the Purple Sage,” a cowboy with a proficiency of a gun, Lassiter, comes in town in search for the man who led to the suicide of his sister, Milly Erne. He falls in love with a woman named Jane Withersteen, who struggles with her religion, as the church leader, Deacon Tull, wants to marry her to own her land. Jane’s other problems include the rustler, Oldring, who steals her herd, and the autocratic churchman Dyer, who supports Tull. The second plot develops as her employee Venters rides out to search for the missing herd.
They have limitations towards what concerns about their dream, having their very own ranch; which tragic and sad is how the writer of this so called novella portrays this final chapter using the dream so Lennie could have a happy defeat. Furthermore George accomplishes this hard task leading Lennie to a happy ending as he dies, which is a horrible, but noble thing to do in this tragedy and he knows it, but in his limited world it was the only thing he could do for his friend, kill him on a merciful way. "look acrost the river you can almost see." And as Lennie says, "Let's get that place now," George thinks that if he is able to reproduce a delighted and overjoyed final for his friend will make it some how okay, maybe is his guilt what makes him have this belief or maybe his noble aims; but he knows that this is an awful but correct thing to do to generate a greater good in this twisted world in which they live that can be well compared to reality. Their american dream stays as that just a dream, since the limitation of their a complex world make it to hard to be able to fulfil this goal.
They arrive to a ranch and come close to reaching George’s dream of owning their own ranch and Lennie’s dream of tending rabbits. Unfortunately, Lennie accidentally kills a woman on the ranch and George chooses to kill Lennie before a mob of other people could possibly doom him in prison, torture him, or hurt him in a worse way. This ending was not inevitable and the novella could have ended in another,
A theme “burning” seems to symbolize the author’s message: “do not be serious.” It is worthy to outline Kim’s short story Doctor Moorhead and a Patient (1967) in this respect. Heroine Stella, who had made a car accident resulting in death of the victim, has been receiving doctor Moorhead 's counseling for several months. Stella confides the inside secret having impulsive aggression, and this doctor – he had sexual relations with patients several times – tells her that it is a natural instinctual drive and recommends its cancellation by killing animals or spurious suicide (reckless driving or gambling). However, she can’t get satisfied with them and kills him at last. The tragic ending of this story that is a kind of thriller, where Moorhead seems to represent sex drive (Libido), so does Stella death drive, is caused because she had believed his opinion.
However, Lennie, a strong, mentally handicapped character makes it difficult for him and his caretaker George, to stay in one place. When finally reaching their next destination, they meet many mistreated ranch workers, that show the problems of the 1930s. In the end of the story, Lennie accidentally kills the ranch owners wife, and is mercy killed by George. With Lennie’s death, came the death of their dream. Through the book, there is a major power struggle between the owner’s son and the workers.
I found it dead.” Lennie did kill the mouse but he did not mean to. He doesn’t know his own strength and physical capabilities. At the end of the novel there is another death. Not only does Lennie die, but so did Curley’s wife. Lennie killed Curley’s wife, “And then she was still, for Lennie had broken her neck,” it was unintended, just like the mouse.
All of a sudden things turn for the worse because Candy allows his dog to be shot, who has been suffering for many years, so he finally decides to put an end to his misery. Later throughout the book Curley picks a fight with Lennie and gets his hand crushed in doing so. Another tragic event happens since Curley 's wife is always seeking attention from the men at the ranch, one day she lets Lennie pet her hair not knowing how much Lennie loves soft things. Not knowing his own strength, Lennie accidentally breaks Curley’s wife 's neck while petting her hair. When Curley finds out that his wife has been killed by Lennie he decides to send a lynch mob after Lennie, so George does the merciful thing and kills Lennie himself instead of making Lennie suffer through the pain if the lynch mob got
And then she was still for lennie had broken her neck”’(91). Lennie has a hold of curley 's wife’s hair and threatens her to be quiet so she won 't ruin his American dream of tending the rabbits. Lennie has an obsession of soft things. Lennie mentally thinks if he shaks her she’ll stop and would still be alive but his anger consumed him because he thought she was sabotaging his american dream. Therefore shaking her to death till her
Thornton tells the story of Talma Gordon to his Canterbury Club in Pauline Hopkins’, “Talma Gordon”. The conversation to start the story is about interracial relationships. He tells the story of two sisters, Talma and Jeanette who were set to receive their father’s inheritance. There was a fire one night and their father as well as their step mother and brother were killed. Talma was accused of the murders but was found not guilty.