George Did The Right Thing Analysis

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Imagine you chose to kill your best friend, What if you had no other choice? That happened in this case, George shot his close friend Lennie that was handicapped. George did the right thing in shooting Lennie. He would just ruin/slow down George’s plans. George did the right thing is because Lennie would do bad thing that made George have to quit his job and finding a job during the great depression was really hard. The author states “God you’re a lot of trouble,” said George. “I could get along so easy and so nice if I didn’t have you on my tail” (Steinbeck 7). That is basically saying if George didn't have to babysit Lennie he could live in peace with no worries or no problems. It also states , “You jus’ stand there and don’t say nothing, if he finds out what a crazy bastard you …show more content…

George doesn’t want Lennie to talk because he doesn't think before he talks. Another reason why i think george did the right thing is, this isn’t Lennie's first time getting into trouble that makes George go save him. For example, “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 …show more content…

The author says, “ He ain’t mean,” said Slim, “ I can tell a mean guy a mile off” (Steinback 42). Lennie was a good guy he just didn't know any better. George was also the only thing close to family that Lennie had. For example it says, “George said, “He’s my...cousin. I told his old lady I’d take care of him”(Steinback 22). George also promised Lennie they would get a farm and they would have lots of animals that Lennie could tend. The author states, “O.K. Someday-we’re gonna get the jack together and we’re gonna have a little house and a couple of acres an’ a cow and some pigs and- “An’ live off the fatta the lan’,” Lennie shouted, An’ have rabbits” (Steinback

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