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George's Decision To Kill Lennie Essay

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In chapter 6 of Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, George is faced with the decision of killing Lennie. After Lennie killed Curley’s wife he runs away while Curley and everyone else chase after him. When Lennie is waiting at the river he sees Geroge and George talks about their future and that no one will bother him anymore and Geroge kills Lennie. George had to choose to let Curley kill Lennie or kill Lennie himself and he chose to kill Lennie himself. I agree with George’s decision to kill George himself because it would save Lennie from Curley and he could be with Lennie in his last moments. I think that it was the right choice because when Candy’s dog was shot by Carlson he regretted not shooting it himself because he thinks that if the
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